Our firefighters head off to work every single day knowing that they may face an incident that shakes them. Sometimes that incident can replay over and over in their heads causing prolonged trauma. What most people and even Fire Families … Read the rest
Life isn’t all happiness and sunshine. And that’s a good thing. How boring would it be to only have positive experiences? We need the negative, the sadness, and the disappointments to balance the happiness. They are what make the … Read the rest
There are so many duties that we tackle as FireWives. Cleaning the home, cooking dinner, taking care of kids and working jobs outside of the home just to name a few things. One of the most important things we can … Read the rest
Today I found out that an old friend had passed away almost five years ago. I was floored.
Five years ago!
Yet, I was deeply saddened. I hadn’t seen him in 28 years. I carried the weight of this loss … Read the rest
Hi FireWives! I am Chelsi. I have been married to a CAL FIRE firefighter for 10 years (we just celebrated our wedding anniversary a few days ago in Maui). It hasn't always been easy loving a firefighter. Working for a … Read the rest