Jim Burneka is a Dayton, Ohio Firefighter/Paramedic, and Certified Fire Instructor. Jim has been involved with the fight against occupational firefighter cancer for over a decade.

Jim is past President of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN). Jim was heavily involved with the development of the “Taking Action Against Cancer in the Fire Service” White paper, and the IAFF cancer
awareness/prevention online program.

Jim has also:

  • Written several cancer prevention articles for Fire Engineering.
  • Presented at Firehouse World San Diego
  • Studied Firefighter Cancer Preventive techniques in Europe
  • Testified on behalf of Firefighter Cancer Presumption in Ohio


Contact: Jim Burneka

(937) 604-3611



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