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The Right Fire Gear for Car Wrecks, Grass Fires, & Wildland Fires

The Right Gear For The Right Call

On those hot summer Georgia days, the Lee County firefighters understand that wearing lightweight, single-layer alternative ppe is crucial when responding to non-fire emergencies

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The Importance of Wearing Alternative Firefighting PPE

Wearing The Right Gear For The Right Call  

Why should one set of turnouts be the only option for every emergency you respond to? 

A Beginner's Guide to Implementing a Decon Procedure

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

Learn How To Bundle With The Interceptor Package

Fire Gear Is The Solution!

Statistics have shown the risks firefighters face in their line of duty, especially as it relates to cancer and heat stress. Due to the exposure of carcinogens, cancer rates among firefighters is higher than the public at large. There are many programs and studies

Extending the Life of Turnout Gear for Firefighter Health and Safety

The longevity of your turnout gear and the effectiveness against carcinogens relies heavily on one factor: proper maintenance. Firefighters, like yourself, handle dangerous materials on a regular basis and your turnout gear can pick up a number of highly toxic contaminants. Keeping up with

How is Call Volume Changing the Fire Service?

Non-Fire Calls On The Rise

When dispatch calls, there’s a vast number of scenarios that could follow. You may be sent to an actual fire scene, but more often than not these days, you’re heading to an MVA, medical emergency, or possibly a hospital transport.

What is TECGEN Fiber?

Contrary to popular belief, TECGEN fiber it is NOT a carbon fiber. It consists of a high-density carbon shell that encases a visco-elastic core, which allows it to offer the thermal protection of carbon fiber without the traditional drawbacks of compromised strength. TECGEN fiber bends and

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