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Top Ten Christmas Gifts for Firefighters (2014 edition)

This years Christmas gifts list is coming out just in time. This year, I tried to focus on more affordable gift ideas than helmets and boots I have always had on the list in the past. There are still some higher dollar gifts, but most are within reason I think. . Take your time and look through them. If you are a firefighter, share this with your friends, family, and significant other!

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Oncall® Live Video System Including GPS Streaming From Fire Cam

The Oncall® Live Video System enables emergency services personnel to stream live video, audio and their GPS location from Oncall® WiFi enabled cameras by tethering the cameras to a smartphone that has the Oncall® Live Video app installed. The video is streamed to viewers in real-time via the Oncall Server, using the smartphone’s 3G or 4G connection. You can also stream video from the smartphone’s own camera.

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Feature Your Products on FireCritic.com

FireCritic.com is one of the most popular fire service blogs in the World. Coupled with a Facebook page that boasts 130k+ fans, and other social media outlets it is one of the most powerful fire service sites in the World as well. If you are interested in getting your products showcased on FireCritic.com and/or the Facebook page it is easier and probably MUCH CHEAPER than you thought.

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Product Snapshot – Handle It by Grail Fireground Solutions

Handle-It is a high strength (400 pound rating), lightweight (3 ounce), 36" long self-adjusting tool designed to assist firefighters with a wide variety of carrying and holding tasks. Whether it be victim removal or just getting a “better grip” on tools and equipment, Handle-It will assist you. Comprised of heat and cut resistant materials, this rugged device will endure the hostile environments you encounter. Custom lengths are available. View the slide show that demonstrates some uses.

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Product Snapshot: The Rescue Wedge

I was first introduced to The Rescue Wedge at FDIC. I was impressed. I typically carry wooden door wedges in my gear, The Rescue Wedge is also lightweight and something that will out-live my firefighting career...as long as I don't lose it! It's aluminum, made in the USA by firefighters for firefighters, and lightweight...what more could you ask for?

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Product Snapshot: Fire Hose Belt By Optix International

At FDIC this year, I was introduced to the Fire Hose Belt made by Optix International. These belts are made by firefighters from hose that was in service, and made in the USA. A portion of the proceeds goes back to the fire department where the hose comes from. Currently, there are plenty of colors from various fire departments to choose from.

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