The safety of firefighting gear has come a long way. Gear standards set by the National Fire Protection Association, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, and NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program mostly address heat-resistance and protection from toxins.
Following complaints about comfort, the National Fire Protection Association updated standards for emergency services work apparel (NFPA 1975) that establish flame-resistant clothing that “won’t cause or exacerbate burn injury” and, while still mandating a baseline heat-resistance threshold, included uniforms that could be either 100% cotton or wool and flame-resistant uniforms. Continue reading →
When it comes to fighting fires, every second counts. That’s why we’re excited to feature the new Akron 3444 Mercury Quick Attack LE Monitor, the only portable ground monitor that meets NFPA 1964 and EN-15767-1 and can hit 10 degrees and up to 250 feet at 100 psi when paired with the new Mercury Adjustable Mercury Quick Attack Nozzle.
Its lightweight for quick deployment, too, at just 15 pounds and can be easily stored after use with an integrated storage bag and strap. Carbide-tipped legs fold to reduce its width down to under 8 inches.
This monitor is smaller than any other ground portable firefighting monitor on the market and extremely efficient at 500 GPM. Continue reading →
The best way to truly test the skills of a firefighter is through real-life emergencies, but your firefighters need to know the essentials of firefighting and disaster management before they even get to the scene of an active fire. That’s where interactive fire safety tools come into play. Fire-End has the solution for executing superb fire safety training.
Your station knows the importance of high-quality turnout gear to keep everyone safe. Fortunately, so does LION. Since the turn of the 20th century, LION has protected emergency service providers in every form – in 1970, the company shifted into the firefighter turnout game and never looked back.
Today, Fire-End is proud to provide LION’s patented turnout gear to serve and protect firefighters everywhere. With a uniquely innovative ergonomic design, our gear moves when you do to fully protect in any scenario. Continue reading →
If you’ve called the Long Island sales department at Fire-End in the last 25 years, you’ve probably gotten John O’Brien on the phone. John has been part of the Fire-End team since 1994, and he doesn’t see that changing anytime soon. But who is John O’Brien? We did an interview to learn more about the man behind the fire helmet. Continue reading →
The weather is cooling, yet our dedicated officers and firefighters remain outdoors to serve. That’s why Fire-End is dedicated to supplying and distributing the highest-quality cold protection gear to keep our first responders safe and warm all winter long.
Today, we want to spotlight some of our favorite cold gear products and what makes them the best for your team. These products are not only effective in keeping you warm – they’re also packed with useful features that will keep the whole team safe from harm. Continue reading →
Have you heard the news? Fire-End’s beautiful web site has some fresh new content! We’ve worked hard to produce a streamlined, easy-to-navigate site to present our high-quality, super-durable products and we want to share them with you.
Today, we want to show off the highlights of our site, including our featured products of the month and give you the opportunity to celebrate with us! Continue reading →