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Fire Wife Life. These three small words have so much meaning!


When we first spoke them out loud, we were a small tribe of women on a balcony with an abundant amount of champagne. Everyone has had these types of conversations, the ones that start with "we should do that" or "OMG, we could do that"! Most of the time, these moments pass, and that's where those conversations end.

This one was different.


We all know what it means to live every day in the club of Fire Wife Life. It means worrying during shifts and late-night calls. It means being a single parent, competing for attention with the fire department, concerns of PTSD, and so much more. It is a unique life with unique challenges, and that day on the balcony, we knew we had to expand and support this awesome club of women!  Our dream for Fire Wife Life is to lift-up one another in diverse and plentiful ways. Through hands-on programs and retreats, online conversations, wife-to-wife support, resource provision, and building a fund to help in difficult times.

We hope you will jump into this community with us!  Let us know what you want and need, send your suggestions, get involved as Regional Coordinators and Bloggers, and most of all, help us expand this tribe!


From our balcony of support to yours, welcome to Fire Wife Life!



Tracy,  Sarah,  Kathy,  Madison,  Kristen,  Kenya,  and Heather


Welcome to Fire Wife Life!

We Are So Happy  You Are Here!

What's New

Our brand new cookbook, Burning Down the Kitchen, will be your go-to source for delicious and uniquely curated entrees, desserts, kid-friendly recipes, and more. Inside Burning Down the Kitchen, you'll find a diverse array of recipes provided by our Firefighter and First Responder Families! Once published, proceeds from Burning Down the Kitchen will go to the Fire Wife Life Fund 501 (c )(3) to help Fire and First Responder Families in times of need.


Please help us fill Burning Down the Kitchen with your family favorites by clicking on Submit Recipe.


To be considered, please include:

Recipe Name


Photo of your family, your chef, or your chef in action.

Bonus points if you include a story about the recipe. 

For example:

  • Great Grandma's pot roast

  • Used the wrong ingredients but the mistake became a favorite.

  • Chili won 1st place in a Chili cookoff.

       Or it didn't.


Fried Chicken

Burning Down

the Kitchen

Get Inspired

Hey, Fire Wife!

Do you have a story to tell?

Would you like to share it with us?

If you are interested in becoming

a guest blogger, let's connect!

We'd love to hear about

you and your story!

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