Gold Creek, Montana Fire Department Receives $12,000 in Donated Turnout Gear from Globe Manufacturing

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Gold Creek, Montana Fire Department Receives $12,000 in Donated Turnout Gear from Globe Manufacturing

To celebrate 125 years in business, Globe donates 144 sets of turnout gear to a dozen deserving volunteer fire departments

Partnering with National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and DuPont, Globe is proud to announce Gold Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Gold Creek, Mont., is the latest recipient of 6 sets of turnout gear.  
The town of Gold Creek is a newly formed department and gear is scarce.  “Most members respond from home and are lucky to have any gear at all,” says firefighter Terry Howe.   Howe is hopeful his crew can now pay more attention to the rescue scene than concerns over personal safety.
Globe estimates the cost to replace one firefighter suit is over $2,000.  “We know volunteer departments have been hit especially hard over the last few years,” Globe Marketing Manager Stephanie McQuade says, “and we just want to do our part to ensure first responders have confidence in their gear to be the heroes they are.”
Globe and the NVFC got more than 2,600 applications from volunteer fire departments across the country.  “Many volunteer departments are struggling to meet basic expenses,” says Kimberly Quiros, Director of Communication, NVFC. “We are thrilled to partner with Globe and DuPont to provide local departments with safe, up-to-date protective gear to continue saving lives.”
About Globe
Globe is the largest and most trusted manufacturer of structural firesuits in the world. Over the years, Globe has been responsible for introducing many of the materials, designs, and construction methods we now take for granted in firefighter suits. Globe was the first manufacturer in the fire service to use DuPont NOMEX® inherently flame resistant materials. Learn more at


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