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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.

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

Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Understanding the Dangers of the Job

When flames smolder and rise - as black smoke fills the blue sky; a noble few with courage and valor run toward the chaos. These heroes who we call firefighters pledge to take care of families in their community in the face of destruction. Firefighting is

Five of the Most Devastating Wildfires in U.S. History

Wildfires can be some of the worst and deadliest natural disasters. They are capable of wiping out millions of acres of land, destroying everything in their path and leaving families and animals displaced.

Visit Fire-Dex at FRI 2018

Fire-Dex is excited for another year at Fire-Rescue International (FRI). FRI is IAFC’s annual conference and expo, providing senior-level leadership training to fire chiefs.

Distributor Sales Rep of the Month – Brent Schmerge of Fire Safety Services

With only 2 years of experience working in fire sales, Brent Schermge has made a great impact!

Fire-Dex Celebrates 35th Anniversary with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Headquarters Expansion

Medina, Ohio –June 22, 2018 – Surrounded by city officials, community supporters, associates and business partners, Fire-Dex celebrated its 35th anniversary by revealing its completed 29,000 square foot headquarters expansion on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Firefighters Compete In Fire-Dex FXR Turnouts Made With TECGEN71

Crystal Glidden, Diana Woolf, and Edward Lyell are three incredible members of the Fire-Dex Family who actively compete in marathons, triathlons and/or IRONMAN competitions in turnout gear made with TECGEN71; and we’d like to do a little bragging on their behalf.

Distributor Sales Rep of the Month – Joey Hayes of Ten-8 Fire Equipment

Joey Hayes of Ten-8 Fire Equipment hit the ground running his first day on the job and hasn’t slowed his momentum since! His eagerness to learn more about Fire-Dex and what it takes to sell our PPE has propelled him into an elite group of dealers who have been honored with the “DSR of the Month”

Fire-Dex CEO Bill Burke Visits the Inside Darley Podcast

Recently, Fire-Dex CEO Bill Burke sat down with Kevin Sofen of Darley to share origins of Fire-Dex, the innovations we've brought to the market thus far, and what we are working bringing in the future. Listen to the Inside Darley Podcast and share with your fellow firefighters. 

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