- the (uniform) demands of firefighting. DuBay, Keith // Modern Uniforms;Oct/Nov2005, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p10
Explores the trends in uniform demands of firefighters in the U.S. Desire for fabrics that help them do their jobs; Concern on the presence of some amount of polyester in moisture-wicking fabrics; Problems associated with the use of men's clothing among women firefighters and emergency medical...
- 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...
- Emblems enhanced firefighters' dress uniforms. Rundles, Jeff // Modern Uniforms;Oct/Nov2005, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p24
Focuses on the growing interest of fire departments towards embroidered patches or emblems to enhance firefighter uniforms in the U.S. Interest in the ceremonial aspects of firefighting; Competition organized for fire departments honor guards; Basis of a firefighter emblem or patch.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...