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10 holiday gifts for your favorite firefighter

The holidays are right around the corner; let us help you with your gift shopping list

Firefighters may have to work over the holidays, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t spread a little cheer around the firehouse. Get your friends and colleagues one of these great firefighter-related gifts and show them how much you care.

1. American Fire Apparel

Established in 2014, American Fire Apparel promises to provide high quality clothing and gear that reflects the spirit of hard working, dedicated fire professionals associated with the fire service brotherhood. More info or purchase here

2. Blauer Breach Composite Toe 6" Boot

Its waterproof full-grain leather covers the composite toe against any body fluids. It also has a puncture-resistant midsole to help protect the foot from nails and other debris. It features ladder bars at the midfoot area to aid in traction when climbing ladders. More info or purchase here

3. Red line candle

This candle is scented with chestnuts and brown sugar. It is a delicious blend of caramel and rich maple combined with chestnuts in a buttery cream base. It is truly a wonderful baking aroma that brings warm memories of baking goodies. Purchase here

4. Personalized Firefighter Folding Knife

This knife is very well made and includes the following features: stainless steel and aluminum construction with matte black finish,high carbon stainless steel blade with thumbstuds on both sides for easy, one handed opening, 4.5" body with 3.5" blade, pocket clip on back side, liner lock mechanism and lanyard hole. Purchase here

5. Nightstick NSR-9940XL

The 9940 is the first of that line with an integrated magnetic tail-cap with an aircraft-grade 6061-T6 aluminum body. With 650 lumens and a beam that rates at 275 meters, the 9940 has a constant-on functionality, a set of user-selectable brightness settings and a disorienting strobe. More info or purchase here

6. Customized Firefighter Turnout Bags
Niki Raso, the wife of a firefighter, began making these bags when her husband asked her to remove a large pocket from his turnout coat. She can take any old turnout gear and recycle them into custom-made bags. You can also donate gear to reduce the amount of gear that goes into landfills.

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7. MONOPOLY: Firefighters 2nd Edition
How about a raucous and cut-throat game of MONOPOLY over the holidays? This firefighter’s edition of the classic board game puts a twist on the original by allowing players to take command of all the firehouses and headquarters on the board. Purchase here

8. Leatherman steel tool bracelet
The bracelet is made of high-strength, corrosion-resistant 17-4 stainless steel links that include two to three functional tools. Altogether the bracelet has 25 usable features, such as box wrenches and screwdrivers. Each link is individually metal injection molded for strength and intensity, and the overall bracelet is entirely customizable. More info or purchase here

9. True North Jacket
This go to fleece jacket offers lightweight, breathable, wind-resistant, water-repellent warmth that’s inherently fire resistant. The permanent protection won’t melt, drip, or support combustion in the air. It cannot be washed out or worn away. More info or purchase here

10. Blazing Bucket of Fire Hot Sauce Basket
It’s no secret firefighters like to eat. More to the point, firefighters like to eat hearty meals. And what’s the best complement to a heaping plate of spaghetti or bowl of chili? That’s right, hot sauce, and lots of it. With this bucket of heat, the hot sauce connoisseur in your firehouse will soon be sounding the alarm. Purchase here

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