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What do you carry in/on your gear?

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  • What do you carry in/on your gear?

    I know this was on a few months back, but I'm curious as to what you all carry in/on your turnout gear. Here's what I have:

    Helmet:Goggles, sprinkler chock
    Coat:1 pair fire gloves, 1 pair latex exam gloves, Nomex hood
    Pants:Pry-Pic tool, Res-Q-Rench, knife, golf ball, 1 pair fire gloves, 1 pair Mechanix gloves(Better than leather work gloves anyday)

    So, what do y'all got?

    UPDATED ON 8-8-2002
    Last edited by WFDjr1; 08-08-2002, 01:54 PM.
    These are my opinions, not those of my career department, my volunteer company, or my affiliates. And by the way, I'm not a Junior.

    Buy me a drink, sing me a song, take me as I come 'cause I can't stay long.

    Johnny Greene: 2/3/45-5/2/04
    Forever in our hearts

  • #2
    I suppose ill reply to this again.

    Helmet:face sheild,door stoppers,light
    Jacket:radio,gloves(all kinds),golf balls,golf tees
    Pants:20ft rope and 3 locking carabeiners,Res-Q-Wrench,and other stuff


    • #3
      helmet: face shield, light
      coat: safety glasses, multitool, fire gloves
      pants: latex gloves


      • #4
        Helmet: face sheild, reflective clover sticker
        coat: flashlight with name tag on same hook,safety glasses,hand sanitizer, disposable cpr mask, 1 pair rubber gloves, leather work gloves
        truck belt: bigger flashlight, leater ff gloves, nomex hood
        pants: 6ft rope
        "I truly believe that tradition is important to the long-term survival of the fire service."-Lt. Andrew Fredricks, FDNY,9-11-01


        • #5
          This is always an interesting topic.

          Helmet-hood, safety glasses, and flag bandana
          Coat-window punch and mini flashlight
          Pants-ff gloves, regular leather work gloves, mini spanner wrench (family heirloom)



          • #6
            i have two sets of gear. one for the fire dept and one for the first aid squad.
            fire dept:
            helmet: facasheid
            coat:flash light & tags hanging from a clip,hood,gloves on a strap,bottle of water,2 pair nitrile gloves, leather gloves
            pants:trama shears,2 pair nitrile gloves,res-Q-wrench,spaner, flashlight,3" roll of tape,cpr mask

            first aid squad:
            helmet: goggles
            coat:O2 wrench,seatbelt cuter,window punch, small trama shears,3 pair nitrile gloves,1"&3" tape,penlight, extrication gloves, flashlight
            pants:fire dept gloves,3 pair nitrile gloves,3" tape,trama shears, hood,cpr mask,bottle water, O2 key


            • #7
              helmet- hood,light,stickers,sheild
              jacket-ear plugs, leatherman, pen
              hanging from pants- gloves,res-q-rench,P.A.S tag
              on pant belt-medical gloves
              in pants- safty glasses
              Jeff Gurski


              • #8
                Helmet:Face Shield,Nomex Hood
                Coat:1 Pair Latex Gloves,Flashlight,Pen,Leather Work Gloves
                Pants:Firefighting Gloves.
                When I actually have some money there will be some extra things added to this list.
                These opinions are my own, not of my company or my affiliates

                2 in, 2 Out, Pass on, Collar up, SHOW TIME!


                • #9
                  Helmet- flashlite, faceshield
                  coat- safty glasses, latex gloves, multi tool, pocket knife
                  pants- firefighting gloves


                  • #10
                    my gear...

                    Helmet-hood, safety glasses, and flag bandana
                    Coat-window punch and mini flashlight
                    Pants-ff gloves, regular leather work gloves, mini spanner wrench (family heirloom)


                    • #11
                      my gear...

                      Helmet- Faceshield, Flashlight, 2 Door Jams
                      Coat-2 I.D. Tags (Hooked onto hook on coat) Fire Gloves, Multi-Use Tool/Knife, Nomex Hood (Outside pockets) 4 Pair of Latex Gloves (Inner Pocket)
                      Pants- Leather Work Gloves, 20 ft Rope, (Pockets)

                      More to come when I save some cash...



                      • #12
                        Golf Balls/Tees

                        aight i guess i missed something but whats up wit the golf balls and tees??


                        • #13
                          I use the golfs balls to break windows that are high up,also it prevents people from getting hurt. I use the golf Tees as a temporary fix for water/gas line leaks.


                          • #14

                            Any firefighter worth his salt should carry these items
                            Helmet: sheild,hood,scba mask
                            Coat: Fire gloves ,doorstops,2 spanner wrenches,p.a.s.s alarm activated ,coat mounted flashlight,radio,rope(about 15 ft) knife,scba pack ,medical gloves,led flashlight,mints(becuase at 2 am ur breath is not the greatest!)and one firefighter i know carries a personal escape system
                            Pants: What ever wont fit in your coat
                            Boots:By leather there more comfertable
                            And if you ever goto a call of a fire or smoke in the building put on your mask before entering and have a charged hose at the door and know the signs of a backdraft. It is always better to be safe than sorry,In this field one moment of carelessness can lead to al ife time of sorryness

                            Chief Mazzie
                            Last edited by dfdex1; 06-25-2002, 09:59 PM.


                            • #15
                              (Ladder44-126 I use the golfs balls to break windows that are high up,also it prevents people from getting hurt.)

                              You're kidding right? So, you roll up on scene, find smoke showing pushing around the edges of a 3rd story window, and chuck a ball through the window to vent? How do you properly clear out the window so it will vent effectively? Keep throwing balls? Also, how does this prevent people from getting hurt? Sounds like an awfully unsafe, not to mention foolish practice to me.


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