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How to Choose the Best Turnout Composite System

Before the development of our exclusive TECGEN71 outer shell, it was common perception that optimal thermal protective performance (TPP) could not be achieved in combination with maximum total heat loss (THL).  We now know a balance of these two properties exists and can be found within our

Recommended Maintenance for Turnout Gear

For many firefighters, structural firefighting protective clothing and gloves can provide a sense of security that they are “safe”. Many believe that simply wearing turnout gear is enough to limit exposure to most cancer-causing agents encountered on the scene.

Distributor Sales Rep of the Month – Michael Denison of MES Fire

As a lifelong native of New Mexico, Michael Denison carries with him 17+ years of experience in the fire service; 6 as a firefighter, 5 as an Engineer, and 6 as Captain. Now the Operations Battalion Chief for Rio Rancho Fire Rescue, Michael dedicates his down time to MES Fire (Arizona) as a

Home Fire Safety Advice and Guidance

Keeping the Family Safe From Fire at Home Being aware of the potential fire hazards in your home will go a long way to helping keep you and your family safe. In America, a fire occurs at home every 86 seconds. Fire departments are taking steps to prevent their firefighters from exposure to

Q&A With Marketing Coordinator Ashton Hall

Ashton Hall joined the Fire-Dex family in June of 2018, taking on the new role of Marketing Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Marketing and International Business from Kent State University. Get to know more about Ashton’s background and interests in our Q&A!

Fire-Dex Announces EMS Gear Monthly Giveaway

We are excited to announce a special monthly giveaway of our EMS Gear made with TECGEN51! A winner will be announced on November 9th.

Made In Medina County Day

In recognition of Made in Medina County Day, over 420 people toured 19 manufacturing plants on October 5 in Medina County. Fire-Dex hosted two tours showcasing the recent building expansion and insight into the successful business. Paul Rose, Medina City Council served as the guest elected

Fire-Dex Recognized as 2018 Cascade Capital Business Growth Award Honoree

Medina, Ohio – October 4, 2018 - Fire-Dex announces its recognition as a 2018 Cascade Capital Business Growth Honoree.  This is the second consecutive year Fire-Dex has received this award as one of the fastest growing businesses in Northeast Ohio.

Fire-Dex Acquires Darwood Manufacturing and Brings Jobs Back to Pelham, Georgia

Fire-Dex announces the acquisition of an 88,000 square foot manufacturing operation to address the growing demand for its top-of-the-line first responder Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Camden Fire Department Strives to Protect Its Firefighters from Carcinogen Exposure

Camden Fire Department, organized in 1869, was the first career department in New Jersey and is among the oldest departments in the United States. Though rich with history, Camden Fire has always been on the forefront of fire innovation. Back in 1916, the department was the very first in the

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