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Product Spotlight: Veridian Fire Protective Gear

Posted by Feld Fire on 4/28/2016 to Fire Equipment
Product Spotlight: Veridian Fire Protective Gear
Here at Feld Fire, we are proud to distribute the highest quality brands on the market at affordable prices. One of our top selling brands for Fire Apparel is Veridian.

As one of the leading manufacturers of Fire Apparel in the industry, Veridian has earned a reputation of excellence and quality for the past 20+ years. They specialize in custom-tailored fire protective gear for each of their customers. As a firefighter, having gear that fits you seamlessly is of utmost importance. In order to respond quickly to emergencies, your body needs to have the freedom that only top-quality fire apparel can provide. Veridian strives to provide you with exactly that: fire protective gear that is tailor made for you.

Fire Hoses: The Basics

Posted by Feld Fire on 3/23/2016 to Fire Fighting

As the most utilized piece of fire equipment in the industry, fire hoses are designed in various types and sizes, each one for a specific and important purpose. 

With all the jobs that they do, fire hoses have to be made with the highest standards for flexibility, performance, and durability. They must be able to withstand dangerous conditions, and be flexible enough to maneuver through tough situations. Their smooth interior lining allows water to be transferred with minimum loss of pressure. 

There are four main categories of fire hoses that are used in fire fighting operations: the intake hose, attack hose, supply line, and extinguisher. As far as the basics go, here's what you should know about the different types of fire hoses.

Product Spotlight: Innotex Turnout Gear

Posted by Feld Fire on 2/25/2016 to Fire Equipment
Feld Fire is a proud distributor of world renowned brand for turnout gear, Innotex. As a firefighter, the quality of your gear and apparel is of utmost importance. Every piece of clothing that you wear must be well made and durable, and able to endure all of the duties that you face on a daily basis.

Make Your Fire Equipment Last: Here's How

Posted by Feld Fire on 1/26/2016 to Fire Equipment
Properly maintaining your equipment as a firefighter is absolutely necessary. More than any other career, your equipment needs to be trustworthy and durable enough to do the job that it is designed for. If your equipment fails you when you need it the most, you will not only lose money but you could also lose lives. You can give your equipment a longer life by properly maintaining it, and testing it on a regular basis.

Breaking Down Fire Apparatus

Posted by on 12/21/2015 to Fire Equipment

Ever wonder how the water gets from the firetruck to the burning structure? We know fire apparatus pretty well, and thought you might want to understand how fire trucks work. There are a number of types of hoses on a fire engine. Every one of them has a role they play in putting out a fire. These hoses are also called lines and each puts out a different amount of water depending on the diameter of the hose and the pressure of the pump attached. The fire apparatus is equipped with everything to help firefighters be successful, with gear and technology to extinguish a fire.

Working with Lift Bags?

Posted by Feld Fire on 9/10/2014 to Fire Equipment
Lift bags can be very important tools for fire rescue operations. If you are not familiar, lift bags are highly pressurized air bags that help lift patients or victims to safety.

Understanding The Basics Of A Radio Network

Posted by Feld Fire on 8/29/2014 to Fire Equipment
Everyone on the fireground has likely operated a walkie-talkie system at some point in the past, but are you a fire department that considers communication the No.1 priority? If you do, then you probably shouldn't be reading this - because you already know that the mobile radio systems currently in use are not your father's walkie-talkies, and you know that training on these networks is every bit as vital as training in various fire situations.

Old Hoses Won't Do With New Fires!

Posted by Feld Fire on 8/11/2014 to Fire Equipment
If you are someone who is in charge, or has been charged, with supply orders for your department or your particular fire station, you have gained experience and appreciation that many tools that your firefighters use happen to wear out after a while, including hoses.

Smart Fire Department Shopping

Posted by John Feld on 4/12/2014 to Fire Equipment

Fire chiefs have one of the toughest jobs anywhere.  They have to deal with life-threatening environments like fires, highway wreck scenes, and natural disaster areas.  Beside physical dangers, they also have to smartly budget public monies in tough economic times and get ready to answer to their taxpayers.  Now that’s scary! 


Emergency Responders Need Gear They can Count On

Posted by John Feld on 3/18/2014 to Fire Equipment
In emergencies, lives are usually on the line and it is imperative to respond quickly. Every second counts and there is no room for error. Furthermore, the environment can be quite extreme and difficult to work in. If you are an emergency responder and people are counting on you, it is important to have equipment that you can depend on. While there are some things that can't be controlled, you do have the ability to buy durable gear that will give you an advantage.
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