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How Particulate Blocking Hoods Perform in High Heat Conditions

Captain Chris Mitchum with the city of Alexandria, Louisiana was on the second due engine at a two-story residential building with heavy smoke and fire showing on the first floor. The first due crew was working on the fire at the front door, and Captain Chris and his firefighter were assigned to

The Next Generation of Firefighter Protection is Here

The fire industry has shown a strong focus on creating innovative materials to better protect our first responders. DuPont’s Nomex® Nano Flex is no exception. It is thin, light, stretchable, and an excellent particulate barrier for protective apparel systems.

Camden Fire Department Purchases 180 Sets of FXR Turnouts Made with TECGEN71

Camden Fire Department in Camden, New Jersey recently purchased 180 sets of Fire-Dex FXR Turnouts made with TECGEN71. Their purchase also included 180 H41 Interceptor™ Hoods and DEX-PRO Gloves. Thank you to the Camden Fire Department for their purchase and to our distributor, Jersey Fire & Safety

Fire-Dex Gives Back – March and April

Fire Department Decision To Purchase The Fire-Dex H41 Interceptor™ Hood

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.

Mesothelioma Awareness for Firefighters

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26th. Since the day is aimed at raising awareness for this aggressive cancer, we thought it would be appropriate to share this important information with one of the most disproportionately affected groups: firefighters.  

Fire-Dex Introduces New H41 Interceptor™ with DuPont™ Nomex® Nano-Flex Technology to Protect Firefighters from Hazardous Particles

Medina, Ohio - April 20th, 2016 - Fire-Dex has launched a new NFPA 1971 compliant hood, the H41 Interceptor™, designed to keep potentially carcinogenic particulates and other harmful contaminants off of firefighters' jaws, faces, and necks;  areas identified as highly absorptive and more permeable

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