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The 4 Best Ways to Prevent Firefighting Injuries

Degrees of safety risk come with every occupation, and as a firefighter, chances of suffering an injury are high. An injury can happen during training, on the fire-ground or when responding to an emergency medical situation. Facing dangerous situations comes with the job while you’re protecting

Marion Fire Department (OH) Speaks Out About Their TECGEN71 Experience

Selecting the right turnout gear is one of the most important decisions your fire department can make. As a firefighter, you want to feel safe and secure each time you wear your gear. At the Marion City Fire Department, they understand that a high-level of outer protection is important when

Meet the #FireDexFamily: Kelly Varwig, Regional Sales Manager

Kelly joined the Fire-Dex team in February of 2020 as Regional Sales Manager exclusively for the state of Texas. Before Fire-Dex, he was a co-partner at Max-Air in Kerrville Texas. He also previously spent over 20 years in the fire service in Texas and Colorado. He was blessed to be a part of

Learn How To Bundle With The Interceptor Package

Statistics have shown the risks firefighters face in their line of duty, especially as it relates to cancer and heat stress. Due to the exposure of carcinogens, cancer rates among firefighters is higher than the public at large. There are many programs and studies dedicated to addressing this

Meet the #FireDexFamily: Rose Warington, Customer Service Rep

Rose joined Fire-Dex in January of 2017 as Customer Service Representative. Her territories include Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky. Before Fire-Dex she held another Customer Service Rep position then became a caregiver for her mom. Learn more about Rose below in her Q&A.

Extending the Life of Turnout Gear for Firefighter Health and Safety

The longevity of your turnout gear and the effectiveness against carcinogens relies heavily on one factor: proper maintenance. Firefighters, like yourself, handle dangerous materials on a regular basis and your turnout gear can pick up a number of highly toxic contaminants. Keeping up with

Fire-Dex Starts Production of Isolation PPE in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are beginning the production of AAMI Level 3-compliant reusable isolation gowns and coveralls. 

Shipman’s Fire Equipment Co. Announces Fire-Dex as a New Line for Turnout Gear

This just in! Shipman’s Fire Equipment Co., a Connecticut-based distributor of first responder safety equipment, announced today their plans to begin offering our structural turnout gear to their customers.  

Meet the #FireDexFamily: Allen Rom, Director of METRO & International Sales

Allen started at Fire-Dex in November 2000 resulting in him being one of the longest members of our sales team. Before Fire-Dex, he had 7 years in the computer training industry for Novell-Lotus-Microsoft in Albany, New York and Ohio. He also spent 8 years in the hotel business in south Florida.

Fire-Dex Grows the Sales Team with Josh Dancey and Tim Hall

We continue to grow our sales team with two new Territory Sales Representatives, Josh Dancey and Tim Hall.

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