Firefighter Paul's
Firefightin' Stuff

Welcome to the main preparation area of the firehouse, where the firefighters get ready to go before a fire. Check out all the equipment they use! Many polymers used to fight fires are specifically designed to be flame-resistant or fireproof.
Let's start with the protective gear that the firefighters wear when they respond to a fire. Click on any part of the firefighter below to learn more.
Click here to see the fire equipment.
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
Turnout Jacket
Turnout Pants

Turnout Gear In Action

Click here to see the fire equipment.