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For centuries, firefighters have worn helmets to protect them from heat, cinders and falling ..... Leather Fire Helmet at A History of Central Florida Podcast ...


To the average citizen, the fire helmet can be a status symbol or just something really interesting to wear.


Description: The traditional American leather firefighter's helmet with its distinctive long rear brim, frontpiece, and crest adornment was first developed around ...


Jun 16, 2008 ... An important part of this equipment is the firefighter's personal protective equipment (PPE): coat, pants, hood, helmet, boots, gloves, breathing ...


May 2, 2011 ... There is an old adage in the firefighting community that the profession is 150 years of tradition unimpeded by progress. The original fire helmet, ...


Shop for-and learn about-Antique Fire Helmets. Shortly ... This incredibly comprehensive archive of LAFD ephemera and memorabilia is as good a history of.


Apr 29, 2011 ... Fire-Dex / The Blog / History of Firefighting / What to Wear: The Evolution of the ... The wide brim was designed to protect the firefighter from falling debris, water ... Today's firefighter helmets are a blend of the old and the new.

May 20, 2010 ... Eric Buzard and Ben Mauti talk about the long Cairns history and how the fire helmet product line has evolved at MSA.


Turnout gear, or the protective clothing worn by fire fighters, has come a long ... By 1979, when NFPA issued its Standard on Structural Fire Fighter's Helmets, ...