Somerset firefighters better protected.(Buyers Guide)

Firefighters in Somerset will be among the best protected in the country in the years ahead as new, state-of-the-art, firefighting kit is provided for all firefighters.

The new firefighting protective clothing conforms to the current safety standards and is the latest in safety technology. The new kit is designed to ensure that firefighters are protected as much as possible from the demands placed on them from the hostile environment of fire.

To the casual observer it may not be especially noticeable that a change has taken place with the exception of the new helmet which is a dramatic move away from the traditional look. The new helmet, made by Cromwell, is the full-face style. …

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