Wildland Firefighter Foundation

Wildland Firefighter Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to fallen firefighters' families and to firefighters injured in the line of duty. They do not receive government funding, therefore services are available for anyone performing wildland duties: volunteers, contract firefighters, agency firefighters, pilots, equipment operators, etc.

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Wildland Firefighter Foundation - History
... In 1994 thirty-four wildland firefighters were killed in the line of duty ... The loss of so many wildland firefighters caused tremendous grief to many, and helped spur the idea to form some type of entity that could help the ... After working a number of years with government fire agency staff, the Wildland Firefighter Foundation was formed and created in 1999, becoming ...

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