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How to buy uniforms (eBook)

Download this FireRescue1 uniforms buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


Besides turnout gear, the station uniform is the firefighter’s go-to apparel. Firefighters arrive at work in it, complete station duties, and, when a call comes in, quickly don their turnout gear over the top.

Considering the amount of time firefighters spend in their uniforms, it’s easy to see why selecting apparel that enhances safety and comfort is key. Additionally, firefighters wear their uniforms in the community, representing the department, so it’s important that the uniforms be professional-looking and easy to maintain for a sharp appearance.

This FireRescue1 How-to-Buy Guide for uniforms serves as a starting point for fire department personnel tasked with researching and purchasing this essential part of firefighter apparel.

Included in this guide:

  • Key considerations before buying uniforms, ensuring you understand your department’s specific needs and the capabilities of different options.
  • Essential questions to ask vendors, enabling you to gather all necessary information for informed purchasing decisions.
  • A directory of uniform companies, providing a comprehensive list of reputable suppliers.

Download your free copy of the comprehensive “How to Buy Uniforms” guide from FireRescue1 by filling out the form today.