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How Particulate Blocking Hoods Perform in High Heat Conditions

Captain Chris Mitchum with the city of Alexandria, Louisiana was on the second due engine at a two-story residential building with heavy smoke and fire showing on the first floor. The first due crew was working on the fire at the front door, and Captain Chris and his firefighter were assigned to

Fire-Dex Welcomes Taylor Burke as Customer Relations Manager

Medina, Ohio - January 21, 2019 - Fire-Dex welcomes Taylor Burke as the new Customer Relations Manager, based out of Tampa, FL. Taylor is the youngest daughter of Bill Burke, Fire-Dex's owner and CEO.

Fire-Dex Makes Kids Size Turnouts for Safety Training

Raise your  hand if you dreamt of being a firefighter as a kid. 

Fire departments across the country visit local elementary schools to teach fire prevention to children and it sparks something inside of them that makes them curious and excited about firefighting.  

DSR of the Month: Mike Booth of Chief Fire & Safety!

Mike Booth of Chief Fire & Safety has been selling Fire-Dex for 5 years, and has taken the brand to a new level in Oklahoma. We are proud to have Mike on our team and recognize him as our DSR of the month for January!

The Next Generation of Firefighter Protection is Here

The fire industry has shown a strong focus on creating innovative materials to better protect our first responders. DuPont’s Nomex® Nano Flex is no exception. It is thin, light, stretchable, and an excellent particulate barrier for protective apparel systems.

Win a Set of FXR Gear Made with Armor AP

It's time for our monthly giveaway! This month we've partnered with Safety Components to give away a custom set of FXR turnout gear made with Armor AP!

Fire-Dex Q&A with Sales Manager Trainee Jordan Smitek

Jordan Smitek joined Fire-Dex in July of 2018 as a Sales Manager Trainee. She will be training in different departments at Fire-Dex for her first two years, then will take over a territory as a Regional Sales Manager. Get to know more about Jordan and her hobbies in our Q&A!

DSR of the Month: David Gilberti of Industrial Protection Services

David Gilberti of Industrial Protection Services (IPS) has taken the Fire-Dex brand in the state of Massachusetts to another level, working with many departments to fulfill PPE needs. As one of the top DSRs in the Northeast, we are proud to have David on our team and recognize him as our DSR of

Q&A With Sewing Supervisor April Moore

April Moore joined Fire-Dex in June, 2011 as a Production Associate and was promoted to a Production Team Leader in October, 2017. Effective, January of 2019, April will begin her new role of Sewing Supervisor! Get to know more about April and her hobbies in our Q&A.

TECGEN71 vs. TECGEN51... What's the Difference?

In September 2015, we acquired TECGEN PPE. Through this acquisition, we gained exclusive access to the game changing TECGEN fiber. This fiber is used in both our TECGEN51 fabric and TECGEN71 outer shell.

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