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How To Become A Firefighter

Posted by FeldFire on 6/22/2016 to Fire Fighting
Being a firefighter is no-doubt a rewarding and unique job. After all, not many careers give you the opportunity to be a hero and experience life or death situations with your co-workers. The dangers and responsibilities associated with this job earn it's workers a high level of honor and respect.

If you have a deep desire to help people, and willingness to do whatever that takes, firefighting may seem like the perfect job for you. However, finding a job as a firefighter can be difficult. The competition is high, and you need to have what it takes.

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.

Understand What to Do in a Fire

Posted by on 12/9/2015 to Fire Safety
Home Fire: What You Need to Know

Did you know that 2500 people die every year in the United States due to fires in their homes? Many, many more are injured. The amount of property that is lost in home fires is up there in the billions of dollars. The sad part of this is that many of these fires can easily be prevented. We just need to help each other understand the basic characteristics of fire. So let's learn about fire in hopes we can help prevent even just one. It will be worth it!

Understanding Wildfires

Posted by on 11/10/2015 to Fire News
Understanding the causes of wildfires and the Fire Danger levels can lead to improved fire safety. Humans cause 90% of wildland fires, and all these fires are preventable. By learning the causes of wildfires and knowing the Fire Danger levels, we hope to raise awareness of wildfire prevention.

Firefighting Safety

Posted by Feld Fire on 9/29/2014 to Fire Safety
Firefighting operations often include very high risk activities that can occur in any weather conditions, and at any time of day. Fire safety officers and line officers are responsible for assuming all risks and making the decisions for the entire fire department. Firefighting is inherently dangerous, but that does not mean that death or disabilities are acceptable or inevitable, these responsibilities tend to fall on every single member of the fire department to watch and advise about dangers that will affect them and/or other members of the firefighting crew.

Could A $20 Per Firefighter Investment Save Lives?

Posted by Feld Fire on 9/22/2014 to Fire Fighting
Of all the daily decisions and responsibilities in the command of a fire department the number one concern of nearly every leader is safety. If a captain can figure out how to shave valuable seconds off of response time or find a better hose pattern, they call it a win. However, nothing matches their level of concern for the area of personnel accountability.
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