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Pac Fire & Coronavirus COVID-19

Pac Fire and our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Pac Fire Australia is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia and other parts of the world.

We understand that this is a stressful time for all and want to reassure everyone that we are here for you and remain open for business to support our frontline emergency services.

The safety of our customers and staff is our main priority which means we have made some operational changes to ensure everyone’s well-being moving forward:

  • Our showrooms / trade stores located in Yatala (Queensland) and Marleston (South Australia) are closed to the public. We will not accept counter sales or pick ups. Don’t worry though – our courier network is still operating normally and we will be able to ship your orders to you.
  • Our office staff are now working from home where practical. Whilst we do not anticipate any change to the service we offer you, there might be some teething problems during the transition. Please be patient with us during the change.
  • Pac Fire’s warehouse staff and the PAC+CARE service centre staff will continue to ship your orders and care for your PPE. We have implemented a new roster that allows us to maintain social distancing as advised by the Australian Government, protect the health of our staff and stop the spread of COVID-19.

During this time you can still shop online anytime at pacfire.com.au, place orders by emailing sales@pacfire.com.au or call us.

Thank you for your patience during this difficult time – together we will get through this new challenge.

For up-to-date information about our operations or our COVID-19 strategy please subscribe to our Facebook or LinkedIn social media pages.

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New Video: Basic Maintenance – Pacific R5 Rescue Helmet

Basic Maintenance: R5S Rescue Helmet Video

The Pacific R5 is the helmet of choice for many rescue and road crews around the globe.

This popular helmet strikes the perfect balance between wearer comfort and protection while incorporating all the features you expect from a Pacific Helmet.

Follow along with us as we run through some basic maintenance for this helmet:

Need more information? Read more about the R5 series of helmets.

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New Video: Product Spotlight – Blowhard Misting Ring

Product Spotlight: Blowhard Misting Ring Video

Heat stress has been shown to be a leading factor cause of injury during fire suppression.

With this in mind, Blowhard have created a tool to assist in active cooling – the Blowhard Misting Ring.

The Misting Ring transforms your Blowhard fan into an effective recovery tool that assists in combating heat stress.

The Blowhard Misting Ring fits quickly to the front of Blowhard Fans. When attached to a regular, domestic hose, the Misting Ring creates a super fine “mist” which aids in firefighter recovery by helping to lower the core body temperature after training or an incident.

Watch the misting ring in action in our latest video:

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

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Pac Fire Australia Newsflash:March 7th 2019

Pac Fire Australia Newsflash Archive - March 7th 2019

Catch up on the latest Pac Fire Australia Newsflash:

In a continuing commitment to protecting responder health and well being while ensuring longevity of PPE/C, Pac Fire is proud to introduce PAC+CARE. PAC+CARE is a flexible managed service which utilises the latest in laundering technology and includes a state of the art filtration system. Read more about PAC+CARE in our latest newsflash, check out our recent media or watch our helmet routine clean video.
>> Catch up here

Not a member of Pac Fire Australia’s Newsflash? Newsflash is a once monthly electronic newsletter that helps you keep up-to-date with all the new products and news at Pac Fire. Joining is free and easy – simply use the link below to navigate to the subscription form, fill in your details and wait for your confirmation email. Haven’t received your confirmation email or looking for the latest edition of Newsflash? Remember to check your Spam or Junk folder.

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We are PAC+CARE.

We are PAC+CARE. Specialised PPE/C Managed Services.

“A growing focus on firefighter health and well-being has shone a spotlight on the importance of regular cleaning of PPE/C. Accumulated soiling can reduce thermal and electrical insulation resulting in the PPE/C becoming flammable while contaminants and particulates on PPE/C also negatively impact firefighter health.”

We are PAC+CARE. Specialised PPE/C Managed Services.Australian federal and territory legislation requires fire and emergency services to safeguard the health and safety of their employees at work.

In a continuing commitment to protecting responder health and well being while ensuring longevity of PPE/C, Pac Fire is proud to introduce PAC+CARE. PAC+CARE is a flexible managed service which utilises the latest in laundering technology and includes a state of the art filtration system. Thus ensuring potentially damaging contaminants removed from clothing and equipment whilst protecting the environment.

WHAT SETS PAC+CARE APART?

EFFECTIVE CLEANING During fires, PPE/C can become contaminated with a wide range of chemical, biological and particulate contaminants that are hazardous. If not removed properly, these contaminants could significantly affect personal protection and the PPE/C’s longevity but more importantly, have adverse effects on firefighter health.

At PAC+CARE we target the most prevalent and persistent contaminants in firefighter protective wear, combat these with best practice methodology, state of the art washing and drying technology while utilising the latest chemical inactivation. This yields a significant reduction in contaminant load, mitigating the effects of exposure to firefighters and ensures Service’s PPE/C has a prolonged operational life.

VALIDATING OUR CLEANING PAC+CARE commissions NATA accredited laboratories to assess the efficiency of their laundering process.

This is achieved by sampling test fabric soiled with predetermined contaminants under laboratory conditions and benchmarking these results against a clearly defined performance criteria. Services can be assured that PAC+CARE’s cleaning process is independently verified and certified as being of the highest quality and is continuously being confirmed by internationally recognised organisations.

LAUNDRY FILTRATION SYSTEM PAC+CARE’s filtration system is designed to ensure that contaminants removed from clothing and equipment do not end up in precious water ways. PAC+CARE’s state of the art filtration system treats water to industry-best standard by removing contaminants associated with firefighting while safeguards are in place to mitigate the risk of any environmental impact caused by spill or discharge of effluent. This is all backed by PAC+CARE’s comprehensive testing regime which ensures the filtration systems effectiveness.

BEST PRACTICE INSPECTION Early identification of damage to protective clothing and equipment is essential to preventing degradation and identifying early warning signs that the item is unfit for purpose.

Stay up to date with all the news at Pac Fire? Head over to our Facebook page and hit the “Like” button for our news to show up in your daily feed. Facebook not your thing? Follow us on Linked In.

>> Visit the PAC+CARE website

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Pac Fire Australia Newsflash: December 6th 2018

Pac Fire Australia Newsflash Archive - December 6th 2018

Catch up on the latest Pac Fire Australia Newsflash:

Seasons greetings for 2018! Pac Fire is closing for the Christmas Break. We’ll be closed between December 21 2018 and January 7 2019. For urgent matters please email urgent@pacfire.com.au
>> Catch up here

Not a member of Pac Fire Australia’s Newsflash? Newsflash is a once monthly electronic newsletter that helps you keep up-to-date with all the new products and news at Pac Fire. Joining is free and easy – simply use the link below to navigate to the subscription form, fill in your details and wait for your confirmation email. Haven’t received your confirmation email or looking for the latest edition of Newsflash? Remember to check your Spam or Junk folder.

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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.

Want to be the first to know about new products? Head over to our Facebook page and hit the “Like” button for our news to show up in your daily feed. Facebook not your thing? Subscibe to Newsflash the Pac Fire monthly newsletter here.

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

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Supercharge your response time

Blowhard Fans and Pac Fire Australia - partners for over 8 years

Pac Fire and Blowhard Fans have a long standing and prosperous relationship spanning more than 8 years.

Blowhard Fans have single handedly revolutionised the way ventilation in emergency situations is approached.

Blowhard’s BH-20 PPV fan has been designed for high pressure to effectively drive ventilation. The high velocity jet stream produced by the BH-20 assists in building pressure to effectively clear smoke from the structure.

Boasting unique design and construction, the BH-20 is lighter, smaller, incredibly durable and more powerful than other fans on the market today.

The soft start motor can be powered with both a mains outlet or Blowhard’s long lasting, Li-Ion battery pack. This feature allows the fan to be set up faster and started instantly – in some instances cutting down response time by up to 6 minutes. Weighing only 27kgs, Blowhards ergonomic design which includes a shoulder strap, allows the fan to be repositioned while still running. It’s compact design allows it to be used in difficult, hard to reach spaces while also saving valuable space on emergency response vehicles.

Supercharge your response time with the BH-20 from Blowhard.

Blowhard Fans are available throughout Australia and New Zealand from Pac Fire.

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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

>> Catch up here

Not a member of Pac Fire Australia’s Newsflash? Newsflash is a once monthly electronic newsletter that helps you keep up-to-date with all the new products and news at Pac Fire. Joining is free and easy – simply use the link below to navigate to the subscription form, fill in your details and wait for your confirmation email. Haven’t received your confirmation email or looking for the latest edition of Newsflash? Remember to check your Spam or Junk folder.

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Protect against harmful particulates with Bristol NanoFlex

Bristol Uniforms NanoFlex Flash Hoods

Bristol Uniforms NanoFlex Flash Hoods With a growing focus on firefighter health – Pac Fire Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of the Bristol Particulate Blocking Flash Hoods in Nomex® and PBI®.

Recent studies into firefighter health and well-being suggest that the flash hood is the most penetrable piece of protective clothing worn by the firefighter, a particularly troubling finding considering the face and neck have been identified as areas of significant dermal exposure to potential carcinogens.

NanoFlex Flash Hoods are the smartest fire hoods on the market. They provide optimum comfort and protection while mitigating heat stress and filtering harmful particulates found on the fire ground.

Bristol Uniforms revolutionary Nano Flex flash hood has been proven to be 99.8% successful at filtering harmful particulates while remaining lightweight, soft and breathable, while minimal sound is produced through head movement resulting in greater situational awareness for the firefighter.

NanoFlex hoods are available from Pac Fire now in both Nomex® and with additional flashover protection in PBI®.

NanoFlex Nomex®
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NanoFlex PBI®
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