Bullard’s new UST-LW fire helmet solves multiple challenges with a sturdy, lightweight design that’s easily cleaned and decontaminated and comes with additional safety options
Look for nozzles, hose appliances and tools designed for interoperability during multi-agency fire suppression operations
The Junkyard Dog (JYD) ZStrut Rescue Strut uses a uniquely engineered deployment method that eliminates the need for pins altogether
This pocket-sized monocular from FLIR can scan large areas through darkness, glare, and haze to pinpoint hot spots before they flare-up
Your structural firefighting helmet is basically your best friend on the fireground. But here’s why you should look at a sleeker model for certain situations.
Perhaps no subject prompts more passionate debate amongst firefighters than that of “What’s the best helmet for structural firefighting?” Or to put it another way, “What’s the helmet that REAL firefighters wear?”
Gore’s GEN2 particulate hood exceeds NFPA-1971 requirements while offering comfort and reliability without impairing hearing
When you first cross the plane of that front door at a structural fire, you and your personal protective equipment (PPE) are immediately exposed to a vast number of toxic chemicals, chemical compounds, and carcinogens. Your exposure to that “toxic soup” can result in serious injury or illness including cancer, which is now the leading cause of U.S. firefighter deaths.
Back in the day, buying firefighting gear was simple. A salesman would show up at your department and show you one kind of boot (usually rubber), one kind of helmet, one kind of glove. Maybe you were lucky and there was a store nearby that sold the gear you needed, but the options were limited.
Channellock’s compact and light rescue tools combine the cutting tool head of an electrical lineman’s pliers with five other tools in one.
As a longtime fire service instructor, I've always made it a point to stress to my students this important point about their firefighting protective hood: It's traditionally the weakest component in the structural firefighting protective ensemble.
The RAMFAN® EX50Li, Battery-Powered, All-Purpose Ventilator Offers the Highest Levels of Versatility for Firefighters
The QALO Thin Red Line Silicone Ring, an enduring symbol of your devotion to your spouse, is specifically designed to address safety-related concerns that firefighters commonly face.
COATESVILLE, PA – 2/16/2016 - TheFireStore, the nation’s leading multi-channel distributor of public safety equipment, supplies, training, and service is pleased to announce the promotion of James Witmer to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 10, 2016. Witmer, former Vice President of Sales, has been a crucial member of the TheFireStore team since joining the company in 2003 as the Special Projects Manager. From there, James worked his way through the company ranks, serving as the Marketing Manager, Director of Business Development, and most recently, Vice President of Sales.