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4 Steps to Clean Your Fire Hood

We all know cleaning your turnout gear twice a year is recommended by the NFPA, but do you think about your hoods too? It's easy to forget this small piece of gear, but that doesn't make it any less important! Follow these 4 quick and easy steps to get your fire hood properly cleaned.

Proper Cleaning for Your Turnout Gear

NFPA 1851 is the standard on PPE selection, care and maintenance. The purpose of this standard is to reduce health and safety risks associated with improper maintenance, contamination, or damage like exposure to harmful carcinogens that are often present in structural fires. 🔥

Sometimes it's hard

Gear Wash Is Now the Nation’s Largest Bunker Gear Cleaning Company

We're pleased to announce our Minerva acquisition adds six locations to our expansive coast-to-coast equipment care network serving thousands of fire departments! 🙌 🚒

Meet the #FireDexFamily: Raven Bobo, Operations Supervisor

Get to Know Raven! 

As our Operations Supervisor at our Gear Wash location in Memphis, TN, Raven, is responsible for overseeing all daily operations, associate scheduling, and communication with the Memphis Fire Department. She is excellent at maintaining an efficient workflow and trains all new

ABC 24 - Memphis Firefighters Focus on Proper Gear Cleaning

Brittani Moncrease, reporter at ABC 24, visited our Gear Wash location in Memphis, TN to raise awareness about the importance of proper PPE cleaning and maintenance within the fire service! 👏

When Should You Consider Renting Your Fire Gear?

Taylor Burke Gilman, our President at Gear Wash, highlights when departments should consider renting fire gear in a guest spot from Carolina Fire Journal! 🚒

Fire-Dex Onboards New Associates, Continues to Hire

We're so proud to welcome the additions of Whitney McFee and Jon Sawyer as our business continues to aggressively hire new talent! McFee will fill the newly created position of Business Development Manager, and Sawyer will take the role of Territory Sales Representative. 🎉

Fire-Dex Acquires Done Right Fire Gear, A Florida-Based Clean & Repair Facility

Today, we're ecstatic to officially announce the acquisition of Done Right Fire Gear, a verified Independent Service Provider (ISP) of clean and repair services, based out of Hudson, in West-Central Florida. This is the second ISP we've acquired after purchasing Gear Wash in 2019.

Gear Wash Passes NFPA #1851 2020 UL Certification

Big news! Gear Wash has passed the UL certification for the NFPA #1851 2020 standard. 

A Beginner's Guide to Implementing a Decon Procedure

*Adjust accordingly to best suit unique incident or department’s protocol

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