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  • Need help from FDNY

    Anyone from the FDNY or anywhere else know where they get their nomex shorts from?

    Tim Dahulich FF/EMT-P
    Binghamton Fire Dept
    IAFF Local 729

  • #2
    Shorts issued by the FDNY are not nomex -- they are merely cotton; anything that is isuued by the FDNY is issued through the Quartermaster at Fort Totten.


    • #3
      But where does the FDNY get them from? I doubt they have some guy making them in the back ...

      "When the bell goes ding-ding, its time to get on the woo-woo."
      "Dusting desire - starting to learn. Walking through fire with out a burn..."
      Youngstown Fire Department


      • #4
        Actually Daysleeper, they do! You see when a member gets injured, and has to go on light duty, they are re-assigned to a number of different areas where their expertise will be put to good use. One such area is the Quartermaster, and members proficient with a sewing machine are put to use making shorts for firefighting! So you see...............But really folks, these are cotton shorts, navy in color, with pockets, belt loops, and a zipper. NOTHING SPECIAL, except FDNY embroidered on the leg. I'm sure your uniform supplier can get them, I know Gall's has them. Hope this helps!

        FTM - PTB


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