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Fire Profi: so comfortable you forget you’re wearing firefighting footwear

Fire Profi from Jolly Scarpe have landed in Australia
Jason Hull and Jolly Fire Profi Firefighting Footwear
Jason Hull swears by his Jolly Fire Profi boots having worn them in a 26-mile marathon, 12-hour Beachy Head Coastal Walk and other charity events.
Fire Profi are pull-on style structural firefighting boots from globally renown footwear manufacturer, Jolly Scarpe. Testament to the boots innovative design, superior safety features and premium comfort, Fire Profi was awarded to the UK Collaborative Framework, servicing nearly 30,000 firefighters, spanning services across the United Kingdom, including London Fire Brigade and Scottish Fire.

Fire Profi have been precision crafted to fit the foot perfectly. Features focus on keeping the foot stable inside the boot while delivering a level of comfort that makes the user almost forget they’re wearing firefighting footwear.

A feeling former UK firefighter, Jason Hull knows only too well. Jason elected to wear his service issued, Jolly Fire Profi boots in a 26-mile (approx. 42km) marathon, rather than the more traditional and accepted option, sports trainers. Why did Jason make this unusual choice? Fire Profi’s Wrap Band System (WBS) secures the foot from the top rather than the heel, ensuring it remains stable in the boot for longer, vastly reducing common foot injuries like friction burns and blisters.

After his positive experience in the marathon Jason opted to wear Fire Profi boots in the 12-hour Beachy Head Coastal Walk skirting the hilly Sussex coastline. Again, Jason was the odd one out but had the last laugh, completing the challenging trek with his feet entirely intact.

Today Jason is a firefighter in the UAE where he still wears his much loved Fire Profi boots on duty and in subsequent charity events, raising much needed funds and awareness for The Fire Fighters Charity.

Fire Profi has just landed in Australia and is available now from Pac Fire. Read more or add a pair to your next order here.

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Jolly Fire Profi Structural Firefighting Footwear

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Jolly Safety Footwear is coming to Pac Fire

Introducing the Pac Fire Jolly Boots Range
FIRE GUARD Structural Firefighting Boot - Jolly Boots
Jolly Fire Guard Structural Firefighting Boot
For over 35 years Jolly has been a leading essential supplier of professional firefighting footwear throughout Europe. Recently, Jolly was selected as the preferred supplier of Firefighting & Rescue Footwear to the UK Collaborative Framework which is accessible to all Fire and Rescue Services across the United Kingdom.

A focus on utilising innovative materials while maintaining full compliance with the safety standards has resulted in the development of a range of footwear that delivers superior safety and paramount comfort to the wearer.

Over the last 18 months Jolly have partnered with Pac Fire to bring a selection of Jolly’s Italian designed, specialised firefighting footwear to Australasia.

Fire Guard is the zip front structural firefighting boot you can wear comfortably – all day. They have been crafted to fit the foot perfectly as their features deliver the ultimate in comfort and protection.

Superleggera Firefighting & Rescue Boot - Jolly Boots
Jolly Superleggera Firefighting & Rescue Boot
Superleggera has been designed for a wide range of applications. It’s AS/NZS 4821:2014 certification makes Superleggera suitable for Structural Firefighting while the compact and lightweight design means the boots are a safe and comfortable option when in Wildland Firefighting and Rescue situations.

Fire Guard and Superleggera are on the way and available for preorder with delivery expected early August – visit the products online to place your preorder or to get more information.

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Big Protection. Compact Size.

Big Protection. Compact Size. The Captains Pack from Responder Wipes

Big Protection. Compact Size. The Captains Pack from Responder Wipes

Studies linking dermal absorption of hydrocarbon contaminants and increased cancer risk have recommended stronger and more comprehensive preliminary exposure reduction strategies be implemented. Dermal wipes have been highlighted as an important step in the formulation of these strategies.

Responder Wipes® have been designed to meet the unique needs of Firefighters and First Responders. They are thick, durable and specifically formulated for use in on-site decontamination.

Infused with Micellar Water, the wipes effectively clean dirt, oil, soot and other hydrocarbons from the skin. Micelles not only remove toxins and contaminants but also return much needed hydration to the skin, lost while working in hot and demanding conditions.

Responder Wipes® are free from Aloe or Parabens. Wipes containing Aloe and Parabens have been shown to open the skins pores. Open pores can result in contaminants becoming further embedded in dermal tissue.

Their convenient packaging, including the new Captains Pack option, reduces waste and makes Responder Wipes® perfect for use while still attending an incident.

Need more information? Read more about new Captains Pack from Responder Wipes or download the product data sheet.

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An elegant solution to visual position location

Adaro L5POWER with position location beacon

Adaro have been responsible for developing some of the most innovative lighting solutions on the market today. Their latest flashlight, the L5POWER is robust, reliable, lightweight and incorporates features aimed at increasing visibility, like the new flashing red LED positioning beacon in the tail and the torches photoluminescent bezel.

L5POWER is ATEX certified to the highest levels, Zone 0 Gas and Zone 20 Dust, for use in hazardous areas and confined spaces.

Powered by 4 x AAA Alkaline batteries, L5POWER features a white LED that has a light output of 150 lumens and beam distance of 96 meters.

L5POWER’s durability can be attributed to quality Spanish construction that incorporates an impact resistant, antistatic thermoplastic resin torch body.

Position location with the Adaro L5POWER

The L5POWER can be used as a helmet torch on Pacific Helmets branded firefighting and rescue helmets when fitted A107118 clip, which is sold separately.

Need more information? Read more about the L5POWER flashlight by Adaro or download the product data sheet.

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Gifting just got a whole lot easier – introducing Pac Fire Online Gift Vouchers

Pac Fire Online Gift Vouchers - Available Now!

We all have that one person in our life that’s difficult to buy gifts for… Pac Fire is hoping to take some of the stress out of gift giving by launching Pac Fire Online Gift Vouchers – just in time for Christmas.

Pac Fire Online Git Vouchers are exclusive to the Pac Fire Online, redeemable through the online store and you can purchase one today in just a few clicks.

  1. Head to the Pac Fire Online Gift Voucher
  2. Select the denomination of your Voucher ($30, $50, $100, $150, $200 & $250 available)
  3. Enter the recipients email address in the space provided
  4. Complete the rest of the details like recipient name, your name and a special message
  5. Select the date you would like your voucher delivered
  6. Hit “Add to Cart”
  7. Check out using the Credit Card / PayPal option for delivery immediately on your selected day

Have more questions? Check out our FAQ section, under “Shopping with Pac Fire Online”.

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Pac Fire welcomes “Commando” and “Quickee” to the Blowhard range

New Fans from Blowhard - Command and Quickee

Blowhard is an innovative company with a team dedicated to putting the needs of firefighters first. Their core focus is creating solutions that fire services can integrate into their processes to make them more powerful and efficient.

It is this focus that has led to the creation of two new fans – the Commando and the Quickee.

Both new fans utilise positive pressure ventilation (PPV) whereby they remove smoke, heat and other combustion products from a structure during or after a fire. The Blowhard difference is the use of Jet Stream technology rather than the more common “cone” airflow. Jet Stream technology utilises a concentrated, high-pressure “jet stream” dedicated to ventilation which consistently out performs the “cone” model. Basically what this means is you need fewer fans based on “jet stream” technology to ventilate an area – saving valuable space on trucks, time in deployment and money on additional units.

New Fans from Blowhard - Command and Quickee

Weight, shape, size, balance, and carrying options have been major considerations during the design and construction of Commando and Quickee.

Commando gives you the all-in-one power to take on any situation. Pushing the limits of battery technology and fan engineering, BlowHard’s Commando brings unmatched performance with a footprint and weight similar to that of the BH-20. The Commando redefines battery powered PPV with its ability to outperform some petrol driven fans, yet light weight and ergonomic enough to be carried and set up by one person.

The Quickee expands on the technology and benefits introduced in the BH-20. It is engineered to increase performance while taking up less space. BlowHard’s ErgoFold technology has been taken to the next level to create a more powerful, smaller, lighter, more manoeuvrable 508mm fan designed to increase the performance and efficiency of the firefighter.

Both fans incorporate new Blowhard features which include adjustable angle path lighting and battery charge indicators.

Pac Fire is proud to offer Blowhard’s revolutionary ventilation technology throughout Australia and New Zealand. Please contact us for more information or for a detailed quote on the BH-20, Commando or Quickee.

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A new tool in the fight against heat stress

New Product: The Blowhard Misting Ring

Blowhard Misting RingFirefighters experience high amounts of physical and mental stress when attending an incident. Environmental factors like extreme heat, humidity or cold contribute to conditions that may have an adverse impact on a firefighters health.

In Australia, heat stress has been highlighted as a leading cause of injury during fire suppression.

Dangers like heat stress can be mitigated with the implementation of a rest and recovery strategy that includes measures like Active Cooling. Active Cooling is the process of using external methods or devices to reduce the bodies elevated core temperature.

With this in mind, Blowhard have created an accessory that aids in Active Cooling. The Misting Ring transforms your Blowhard fan into an effective recovery tool that assists in combating heat stress.

It takes just seconds to fit the Misting Ring to the front of a Blowhard Fan using the super strong, magnetic adaptor. When attached to a regular domestic hose, the 8 low pressure nozzles create a super fine mist which aids in firefighter recovery by helping to lower the core body temperature after training or an incident.

Need more information? Read more about the Blowhard Misting Ring and Blowhard Fan.

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Durable, helmet mounted, hearing protection

Pac Fire Helmet Mounted Earmuffs

Pac Fire Helmet Mounted EarmuffsPac Fires’ new model earmuffs are effective at reducing exposure to hazardous noise and other loud sounds. They feature durable metal arms and a 25mm tongue that fits to the Pacific earmuff bracket.

Earmuff Features:

  • Helmet Mounted Earmuffs
  • Fits most ear sizes, with thick cushions for extra comfort
  • Suitable in areas with high noise levels
  • SNR rating of 31dB (equivalent to Class 5) and CE Marked to EN352-3
  • Compatible with the Pacific 25mm earmuff bracket

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Introducing Pac Fire’s new look Product Catalogue

New Pac Fire Catalogue

New Pac Fire Catalogue

Pac Fire is pleased to annouce the release of the 2018 Product Catalogue featuring over 15 new products.

The 2018 edition has more products, more photos and more information than ever before. Explore the latest technical fabrics and moisture barriers in the protective clothing section, find out more about your favourite Pacific Helmet and check out the latest products designed to protect responder health.

Get where you’re going faster with the detailed contents section or the indext by product code.

The Pac Fire product catalogue has been designed to work in conjunction with the website, and our new YouTube channel.

Download the full, 140 page catalogue using the link below (8mb):
>> Pac Fire Australia 2018 - Catalogue

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New Video: Introducing the Pac Fire Goggles

Pac Fire's new firefighting goggles have arrived

Pac Fire’s new two strap helmet goggles have landed and we’ve created this groovy video to celebrate their release.

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>> Download the product data sheet
>> View the goggles in our online store

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