Fire-Dex Donates $100,000 Worth of Gloves to Firefighters in Areas Devastated by Hurricane Sandy

{Press Release}  Medina, OH, December 3, 2012: In an effort to support the continued hard work of firefighters and first r­esponders in New York and New Jersey, the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, Fire-Dex is donating 1000 pairs of its new G1 firefighting glove; a retail value worth over $100,000.

“Fire-Dex’s goal is to protect those who risk personal peril in service of others.  We can think of no better way to live into that mission than to support the first responders and fire fighters helping those devasted by effects of Hurricane Sandy,” said Brett Jaffe, President and CEO of Fire-Dex. “We are saddened by the losses suffered by many and sincerely appreciate the efforts of all the firefighters working diligently and doing their best to restore the affected communities.  Together with our dealer partners at Firefighter One in New Jersey,  GA Chivvis in Long Island and others in the area, we intend to get these much needed gloves out to those departments that can use them in their efforts”.

The Fire-Dex G1 glove is a specialty glove designed specifically for firefighters and meets the strict standards set forth by the National Fire Protection Association. These gloves are manufactured to protect against extreme heat and include a moisture barrier which protects the hands from the harmful effects of fuel, acids, and other pathogens and potentially harmful contaminants.

 

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