The Fire Foundation provides over 1,800 Arizona firefighters with free skin cancer testing and cardiac screenings, helping to prevent two of the leading causes of death among First Responders.

The Tucson Fire Foundation recently invested over $100,000 to build it’s skin cancer prevention capability. Starting in May of 2017, The Greater Tucson Fire Foundation will join only two other organizations nationally - the Mayo Clinic and Walter Reed Memorial Hospital – To offers cancer screening with DermSpectra technology. Our newly acquired DermSpectra technology will help the Fire Foundation to more effectively diagnose and detect skin cancer. The southwest has the highest rate of skin cancer in US and is number two worldwide, behind only Perth Australia.

We’re here to help build a healthier community

Learn about all the ways that the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation is supporting our firefighters, their families, and the EMT community throughout the Greater Tucson area.

Cardiac Health & Cancer Prevention

The No. 1 killer of firefighters is cardiovascular disease. In fact, heart disease is responsible for nearly 50% of on-duty firefighter deaths according to a 2007 study by Dr. Stefanos N. Kales of Harvard Medical School. Research also found that first ...

Peer Fitness & Firefighting Preparedness

Our peer fitness and group preparation programs help minimize on the job injuries and improve long term health....

Counseling, Support, and Suicide Prevention Services

The Foundation and it's partners provide real time real time crises support and counseling to support our firefighters who are suffering from stress related ailments or PTSD....

Building Awareness in the Greater Tucson Area and Far Beyond.

The Greater Tucson Fire Foundation is taking the lead to build awareness for the heath needs of our firefighting community. We're helping to spread the word and set a new standard in healthcare and wellness....

The 2018 Firefighter Wellness Campaign

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The Greater Tucson Fire Foundation launched the Wellness Campaign to help us keep our services 100% free for our first responders. Our new Skin Cancer and Crisis support services are enabling us to make Firefighter Wellness our #1 Priority.

But we can do it without you. Join the campaign today and show your support.