We support the health, wellness, and safety of every St. Paul Firefighter
THE RISK OF BEING A FIREFIGHTER
Intense heat and extreme physical exertion places firefighters at a greater risk of heart attack.
Leading cause of firefighter deaths. 9% higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer than 22% general public (cancersupportnetwork.org)
37% may exhibit symptoms of PTSD including depression and Suicide (National Fire Protection Assoc., npfa.org)
We support the individual firefighter. We help them to be safe, strong and heart healthy. We help protect them from cancer-causing agents. We help make sure they have the mental health resources they need.
Since 2010, The St. Paul Fire Foundation has supported the St. Paul Fire Department with more than $1 million dollars in programs and equipment.