The Gear Crew

To discuss the PPE/Uniforms that we use and wear everyday in our Job as Firefighters

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Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2016

Firefighter Forum, Rescue & EMS Discussion

Quaker Gear

Started by Chris Moyer. Last reply by Chris Moyer Jun 29, 2012. 8 Replies

We just ordered 7 sets of Quaker turn outs. Does anybody here use it and how do you like it.I hear they changed somethings since a while ago.Continue


Started by Stephen Eric Payte Chua Aug 26, 2011. 0 Replies

Good day to all, In behalf of my Volunteer Firefighter groups here in the Philippines namely "Dee Hwa Liong Volunteer Fire Brigade"( 15 Personnels) & "Guardians Fire & Rescue Brotherhood…Continue


Flash Hoods

Started by Ben 'Snapper' Auger May 20, 2011. 0 Replies

Hey Team,Recently I've been looking into our gear and finding out information about all our PPE, gloves, helmet etc.I've been looking into the Flash hoods (This is what we call them in NZ, not sure…Continue

The Evolution of Firefighters Personal Protective Equipment

Started by Rachel. Last reply by Tom Wallace May 10, 2011. 4 Replies

 A house is on fire and people are trapped inside the burning inferno.   High pitched wails of fire sirens pierce the still night air.  In rush the firefighters to rescue those inside.  They are…Continue

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Comment by Chris Moyer on December 25, 2014 at 1:18am

Merry Christmas!

Comment by Chris Moyer on January 1, 2014 at 5:47pm

Happy New Years!

Comment by Chris Moyer on December 24, 2012 at 10:27pm

Merry Christmas!!!

Comment by Gerri VanTreese on July 7, 2012 at 1:11pm

Pro Warrington 4200 boots,Just wanted to share with every one I just received my new bunker boots. They were very tight in my normal work boot size. I removed the very thick innersole and put in a thinner one and the bots fit and feel great. The real test will come when i get to wear them in a few fire's.

Comment by Jared micheal freeman on January 25, 2012 at 6:27pm

got some new gear

Comment by wampa on December 22, 2011 at 12:35pm

Hi For all Brothers My Name is Osvaldo, My Nickname is Wampa or wampachile I Volunteer of "Salvadores y Guardia de Propiedad" In Santiago of Chile, Sexta CBS.

Comment by John-Paul Cody Mudd on May 26, 2011 at 12:04pm
Hello brothers and sisters of FFN. I have recently accired a Cairns 1972 Model 660 C Metro Firehelmet. It is in decent shape but the faceshield is tore up big time and im looking to restore it. My question is are all faceshield universal or do i need to get a faceshield for that exact model and YEAR.
Comment by Tiffany Gauthier on May 11, 2011 at 9:26pm
John Paul try some purple power or simple green cleaning solutions with hot water and a pressure washer this should help significantly.
Comment by John-Paul Cody Mudd on May 11, 2011 at 6:06pm
Hey guys im with a small Indiana volunteer department and recently we had an oil line blow in our engine near our crosslays. some oil got on two fifty foot sections of inch and 3/4 hose, and we are not quite sure if there is anything we can do to clean them or are they just junk? tips and instructions are greatly appreciated
Comment by Tiffany Gauthier on May 10, 2011 at 4:26pm
and just fyi i just got in some lion apparel thats hasnt been listed onto the site yet... just a little insider tip ;)

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