The Fire-Dex H41 Interceptor™ Hood with Nomex® Nano Flex was designed to keep potentially carcinogenic particulates and other harmful contaminants off of firefighters’ jaws, faces, and necks. These areas have been identified as highly absorptive and more permeable than other areas of skin.
It all started with a message from Rich Mistkowski, a Fire-Dex Facebook fan and firefighter in New Jersey. Rich shared some fun, inspiring images of his son, Mattie, at his firehouse in his Fire-Dex gear. Rich added, "he (Mattie) may be the world's first down syndrome firefighter. You never know.