MnFIRE Blog

Pushing the HHAP Over the Finish Line

Whether you’re a firefighter, legislator or firefighter supporter we need your help to get the Hometown Heroes Assistance...
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Third Annual MnFORE Golf Tournament

Enjoy an afternoon on the green while supporting Minnesota firefighters – join us for the 2021 MnFORE Golf...
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Get Training, Minnesota

Thanks to a grant from the Fire Service Advisory Committee (FSAC), MnFIRE awareness training and cardiac, emotional wellness...
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Mental Health for the Volunteer Firefighter

Did you know that more than 93% of all Minnesota firefighters are non-career? Non-career firefighters are often busy...
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Why MN Firefighters Need Access to More Health Resources

Our firefighters are tested both physically and mentally nearly every day on the job, and the health resources...
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3 Long-term Cardiac Risks for Firefighters

February is American Heart Month, and we’re marking the occasion by highlighting the importance of cardiovascular health and...
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2021 Legislative Goals: It’s Time to Protect Those Who Protect Us Every Day

As Minnesota lawmakers meet to kick off the 2021 legislative session, we’re urging them to support the Hometown...
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KSTP Features MnFIRE Executive Director Wayne Kewitsch

Wayne Kewitsch brings 25 years of experience in Minnesota’s fire service — and harrowing, first-hand understanding of the...
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Emotional Resilience in the Fire Service

While civilians may experience traumatic events only a few times in their life, firefighters experience stressful events on...
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WCCO Radio Highlights MnFIRE Firefighter Training

2020 was one of the deadliest years in modern memory for Minnesota firefighters, including multiple suicides of active...
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