Gear Update 2015
Turnouts – Must be labelled for Structural Firefighting NFPA standard. Will be visually inspected and approved for use prior to race. All gear must be in good condition with no holes, rips, missing liners, no frayed hems etc. Competitors must be dressed as at the scene of a fire.
PPE/Ancillary items – Visual inspection in good condition no holes in gloves, or boots.
Helmets – Must be complete except for visors and ear protection. Labels and inner thermal liner must be present. Custom painting is allowed. No added adornments.
Gloves – Must be complete with liners and NFPA labels (labels must be in gloves) no holes or tears.
Boots – All boots must be labeled NFPA 1971 structural fire fighting boots.
Heels must be 1/2" to 1" high, minimum 90 – 135 degree angle.
Boots must be in good condition with no modifications allowed.
Resoled boots must be done so with approved NFPA 1971 vibram soles. The soles that meet this standard are: Montagna and Olympia. Any other sole is not allowed.
Face Pieces – Competitors may use their own face pieces but they must comply with NFPA and may not be altered. i.e. no removal of nose cone, vents or tinting.
All equipment must be worn as at the scene of a fire. Pants over boots, zippers up, no sunglasses.
All Gear must be NFPA structural fire, with labels and tags
- Posted by Hilary McRoberts
- On March 31, 2015
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