- Norfolk deploys new station wear. // Fire;Mar2013, Vol. 105 Issue 1355, p26
The article reports that the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) of Norfolk, England introduced its new uniform in accordance with the National Fire Service Integrated Clothing Project (ICP).
- Revolutionising firefighter garments. // Fire;Sep2014, Vol. 110 Issue 1371, p56
An interview with fabrics solution provider Safety Components is presented. Topics discussed include the company's PBI Max firefighter garments that incorporates the Filament Twill Technology, market of these garments in Europe and Asia, and the company's focus on maximising fabric flexibility...
- Charleston upgrades. Gordon, Jay // Uniforms;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p39
The article reports on the uniform upgrades planned by the Charleston, South Carolina fire department. The department's uniform program was prompted by a fire incident on June 18, 2007 which left nine fire fighters dead. The department was criticized for the loss and blamed its choice of...
- UNIFORMS OFFER MORE CHOICES. // Fire Chief;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p70
Reports on the emergence of less complicated non-fire-duty uniforms in the U.S. Popular fabrics used for uniforms; Fabric preferences of workers; Disadvantages of flame-resistant garments.
- DRESS BLUES. Calfee, Mica // Fire Chief;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p68
Provides tips for choosing the right uniform for fire fighters. Importance of setting an objective; Impact of uniform preference on an employee's image; Enumeration of considerations of rank identification on a uniform.
- Meet Fireman Tom. // Click;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p14
An interview with firefighter Tom Howard is presented. He demonstrates how firemen get ready to respond to a fire. When asked about the purpose of wearing a fireman's belt, he says that it is used for carrying gloves, a flashlight, an ax, a chainsaw and any equipment that a fireman will be...
- Untitled. // Personnel Today;4/7/2009, p8
The article presents the author's views on the new uniforms available for women employees in the fire service. The new range of clothing available for female employees include maternity wear, hijabs (headscarves), full-length skirts, long-sleeved shirts, and turban options. According to the...
- One Firefighter at a Time. // Wearables Business;Apr/May2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p42
The article reports on the experience of Sheila Abbott, owner and operator of Abbott's Custom Embroidery & Screen Printing, in looking for a point of entry into the local fire department. It is indicated that firefighters are given clothing allowance twice a year, that is why they bought their...
- The Importance of Dressing Well. WILMOTH, JANET // Fire Chief;Aug2011, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p38
The article focuses on the trends in stationwear and garments for fire departments in the U.S. The author states that almost 27 percent of fire departments in the country are opting for the use of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)-compliant stationwear, which are made of...