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Another innovation in the field of hand protection from Bristol Uniforms

Bristol Uniforms Composite Structural Firefighting Gloves - Cowhide Leather / Nomex

Pac Fire is pleased to introduce the AS/NZS 2161.6:2014 certified, composite structural firefighting gloves from premium PPE supplier Bristol Uniforms. The composite gloves combine Nomex® fabric on the back of the hand with hard wearing, cowhide leather on the palm, thumb and flexible absorber.

The GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® moisture barrier is both waterproof and breathable. It also offers protection against the penetration of viruses and bacteria found in blood and body fluids, as well as protection against the penetration of common chemicals.

Bristol Uniforms Composite Structural Firefighting Gloves - Cowhide Leather / Nomex

While the Bristol composite gloves are new to Australia, the EN version are already in service within the United Kingdom, having been selected as part of the UK Collaborative PPE Framework project. They have also been awarded to the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service which boasts over 8,000 members.

Read more about the Bristol Uniforms composite structural firefighting gloves or explore more of Pac Fire’s glove range.

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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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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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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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Pac Fire Australia Newsflash: May 18th 2018

Pac Fire Australia Newsflash Archive - May 18th 2018

Catch up on the latest Pac Fire Australia Newsflash:

  • Responder Wipes arrived
  • Are you routinely cleaning your firefighting jacket? Here are some guidelines to help you out.
  • Just what is PBI® Max?
  • You’ve received your new Pacific F15 Helmet – watch Pacific Helmets quick startup guide

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