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5 Ways to Be a Heart-Healthy Firefighter

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common form of heart disease and is the leading cause of death for all Americans-not just first responders.   

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2021, there were 31 sudden cardiac deaths while the firefighter was on duty,

Fire-Dex Welcomes Two New Associates: Paul Merryman and Michael Sloan

We're excited to welcome two new members to our rapidly growing team: Paul Merryman and Michael Sloan. 

Meet the #FireDexFamily: Liz Holecek

Get to Know Liz!

Liz joined Fire-Dex in December 2022 as our Finance Manager. In her role, Liz is responsible for accounting and financial analysis with a heavy focus on our Gear Wash locations, including day-to-day accounting functions, financial reporting, and forecasting.

She graduated from the

Fire-Dex Announces 2022 Top Dealers and Rainmakers

We're honored to announce our 2022 Top Dealers and Rainmakers! These distributor companies and individuals have displayed immense dedication and passion and have lived out our mission to "Serve Those Who Serve" over the past year. We appreciate their continuous efforts to support Fire-Dex and are

Fire-Dex Makes Sizeable PPE Donation to IFSI

We have donated over 15,000 nonsurgical AAMI Level 3 isolation gowns to the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) that will in turn distribute the garments to fire departments and EMS services statewide. 🙌

Fire-Dex Celebrates Another Year of Tremendous Growth, Announces 15 Associate Promotions and 3 New Hires

We're on a mission! After yet another year of tremendous growth and continued success, we've announced 15 key associate promotions to continue serving those who serve.Once again, we have experienced incredible year-over-year sales growth of over 40% in booking and revenue dollars. We've also

When Is It Time to Retire Your Turnout Gear?

NFPA guidelines require turnout gear to be retired 10 years from the date of manufacture. However, sometimes turnout gear needs to be replaced before the 10-year mark. Once the protective properties of the gear have diminished, it is no longer safe to use. This blog will cover some reasons to

Meet the #FireDexFamily: Guy Crawford

Get to Know Guy!

Guy joined Fire-Dex in 2022 as Human Resources Business Partner. He is responsible for recruiting, onboarding, and being the point person for HR at our Pelham, GA location. 

Happy New Gear Is Back!

Start The New Year With New Gear!

Two words: Free gear! Our biggest giveaway of the year is back and better than ever with the return of Happy New Gear. A week’s worth of fantastic prizes for firefighters, with a new winner picked each day between December 12-16, 2022. This year, we're teaming up

Fire-Dex Launches the First-Ever NFPA 1951 Certified Technical Rescue Glove

Our new Dex-Rescue Glove provides specialized protection for rescue and recovery missions and stays breathable and comfortable on non-structural calls. 

  

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