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UK firefighters get state-of-the-art clothing

The fabric does not shrink, become brittle, or break open under extreme heat and flame exposure


By Andrea Glennon
The Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, England — Firefighters from Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service will be wearing new and improved protective clothing from next week.

Firefighters will switch to new PBI gold firefighting kit from their current blue kit as of 6pm today.

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