December 13, 2019
5 Steps to Clean and Maintain Turnout Gear
Decades ago, when firefighters entered a structural fire, the primary hazards they encountered were fire and smoke. Today, the smoke emanating from modern materials such as plastics and synthetic materials may contain additional off-gassing hazards. One of the best ways to help prevent exposure to these carcinogens is to thoroughly clean turnout gear before leaving the site of a fire.