I've spent much of my career finding ways to improve firefighter safety through protective equipment and training.
On Nov. 14, 2009, firefighter Ramon E. Hain died at age 50 from complications following an exposure in 1997. On a cardiac arrest call, he came into contact with the patient’s body fluids through a wound on his own knee.
Fire-Dex recently appointed three people to sales and marketing positions.
Alan Schierenbeck, the vice president of market development for Total Fire Group/Morning Pride, has a story he relates to officials considering what to buy for emergency medical and technical rescue gear.
More than 90 percent of firefighters polled at the Fire Department Instructors Conference this spring said Fire-Dex FX Gear has better dexterity than their current gear.
Waubridge and Southcombe have teamed up to create two new models of firefighting gloves: Firemaster Ultra and Firemaster IV.
Fire-Dex, a manufacturer of quality protective firefighting clothing and emergency response apparel, announced a record year in 2006, marking the eighth consecutive year of double-digit growth.
Fire-Dex, has been selected as a Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award recipient.
An evolution is taking place in the way that bunker gear will look and perform.
Joe Luic has been appointed production supervisor for Fire-Dex, a leading maker of firefighter turnout gear, wildland apparel and EMS gear.