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7 Myths About Firefighter Comfort

Two things in firefighting will always be true:

Firefighter Extrication Boots vs. Structural Boots

Firefighters respond to a lot of different calls. From structural fires to MVAs to natural disasters to gas leaks, no day is ever the same. 

Fire-Dex at FDIC 2024

The Fire-Dex team just wrapped up another incredible FDIC in Indianapolis. From new product launches to large giveaways to meeting face-to-face with some of our heroes, it was a great week of connection and learning.

The Critical Importance of Properly Fitted Gear for Female Firefighters

This article first appeared in the International Fire Buyer March edition magazine (pgs. 42-44).

Fire-Dex & Gear Wash Fill Six Positions, Promote Six

Fire-Dex, the nation’s fastest growing manufacturer of PPE for first responders, and Gear Wash, a subsidiary of Fire-Dex and the country’s largest Independent Service Provider (ISP) of PPE care and maintenance, have filled six positions and promoted six associates over the last quarter. 

Best-in-Class Breathability for Non-Fire Calls: Fire-Dex Kicks Off the New FDXL90 Boot

At last, emergency responders can get a foot up on comfort.

Fire-Dex, a leading innovator in personal protective gear for fire services, introduces the FDXL90 Boot offering best-in-class breathability and dual NFPA 1951 (Technical Rescue) and 1999 (EMS) certification.

Designed solely for non-fire

Fire-Dex Is First to Offer a Non-Fluorinated Moisture Barrier Option for Turnout Gear

No matter the choice, Fire-Dex provides firefighters with the most breathable composites on the market.

In a groundbreaking development for the fire service, Fire-Dex has become the first PPE manufacturer to offer a non-fluorinated moisture barrier option for turnout gear. The new barrier,

Fire-Dex Celebrates 2022 and 2023 Rainmakers

Join us in raising a virtual piña colada to our incredible 2022 and 2023 Rainmakers – because when life gives you lemons, you make a splash in the St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands! 

AeroFlex™ - The Peak of Technical Brilliance

In the line of duty, your biggest danger is heat stress. As your core temperature rises, you lose the ability to concentrate, make sound decisions, and think critically. Today, heat stress contributes to over half of reported line of duty deaths. When physical exertion leads to the accumulation of

A New Era: Cutting-Edge AeroFlex™ Turnout Gear From Fire-Dex Cools the Core of Any Composite

AeroFlex™ Combines Next-Gen Material Science and Design

Fire-Dex, dedicated to safeguarding everyday heroes since 1983, is thrilled to announce a new era in advanced turnout gear with AeroFlex™a groundbreaking leap in firefighter comfort and safety designed to decrease the risk of heat stress and


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