GORE® PARALLON™ System – Ultimate protection without compromise

There is a paradox in firefighter protective clothing that in order to maintain the current high levels of protection from heat and flame, comfort is often compromised. This potentially contributes to heat stress and sub flashover burns in typical firefighting…

Meet HAIX’s Fire Hero 2 little brother, the Fire Eagle

With over 60 years experience in the footwear industry, HAIX continues to set standards with their latest creation, the Fire Eagle – dubbed the boot of the latest generation. The Fire Eagle boot has been developed for top rescuers as…

Greater Manchester becomes the first Fire and Rescue Service to adopt Bristol’s new LayerFlex Firefighting Garments

An innovative layered approach to garment design sees Greater Manchester become the first UK fire and rescue service to meet all its response duties in one garment in which the different levels and types of protection for structural, USAR and…

Gore Sets Global Performance Standards

Since their introduction to fire services over 25 years ago, Gore’s specialist high performance fabrics have set new standards for firefighter protection around the world. Gore has become a global leader in all of the diverse market sectors that it…

Moisture Barrier’s Role in Firefighter Protection

One of the most significant advances in firefighter protection of the past 25 years has been the introduction of a durable, waterproof, breathable moisture barrier into protective clothing. W.L. Gore & Associates Inc was first to create the concept of…

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