6 epic gift ideas for your fireman father this Father’s Day

Don’t forget, Father’s Day is right around the corner. Looking for gift ideas?

Having a hard time thinking of a gift for Dad this year? Don’t fret – FireRescue1 has compiled a list fit for your fireman father. Here are our six recommendations to wow your Dad.


1. Complete box set of the TV show ‘Emergency!’

Price: $104.54
Emergency” first premiered in 1972, so depending on your dad’s age, this gift might be the perfect combination of nostalgia and entertainment. For those who don’t know, “Emergency” details the adventures of John Gage and Roy DeSoto, two paramedics at the Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51 – a classic series, sure to be a winning gift. 

Link to purchase


2. Billy Goldfeder’s ‘Pass it On: The 2nd Alarm’

Price: $45.13
This book is a perfect gift for the casual reader. Chief Billy Goldfeder gathered leading firefighters, fire officers and chiefs from all over the country to share their wisdom and insight through short personal stories, life experiences and anecdotes. 

Link to purchase 


3. Zero Tolerance Knives

Price: $175-$400

If you have your eye on a tactical or outdoorsy gift for Dad, consider purchasing a ZT knife. ZT has a variety of blades to suit any use from an anyday knife for Dad’s back pocket to the perfect survivalist tool. 

Link to purchase


4. ‘Report from Engine Co. 82’ 

Price: $13.92

This is another great read to add to Dad’s bookshelf. Dennis Smith, an 18-year New York City firefighting veteran, wrote a book about his life working in (what was then) the busiest fire station in the country. On the popular book review site GoodReads, the book scores 4.37 stars out of 5. 

Link to purchase


5. Hydro Flasks or YETI products

Price: $21-$89

A nice water bottle is more than just a perfect way to keep beverages hot or cold all day – it’s also a smart way to ensure that your dad is staying hydrated at work. YETI and Hydro Flask are known for being two of the top water bottle products on the market. 

Links to purchase: Hydro Flask and YETI


6. Activity tracker

Price: about $150 (mid-range)
Activity bands are fun, personal technology gadgets that also keep us on track with our health. Experts recommend getting 10,000 steps a day. Get your dad an activity tracker so he can start monitoring his day-to-day movements while at work and at home. Garmin devices are a nice, sleek and trusted brand. 

Link to purchase


Coming up with thoughtful gifts can be a challenging process. Have you received or given a gift that Dad can’t get enough of? Let us (and our readers) hear about it. 

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