16 Practical Gifts for Firefighters to Light Up Their World Forevermore
Nobody understands what qualifies a gift as hot better than your local firefighter. And while the flame that is your bond won’t likely be quenched by one poorly planned gift, we all know the dangers of playing with fire. It’s far easier to keep a spark alive than it is to light one anew, so make sure to add some extra fuel to your relationship this year and get your firefighter a gift to light up his world. Not sure where to begin? Not a problem! Below, you’ll find a collection of fiery hot gifts for firefighters guaranteed to kindle your friendship and strengthen your flame forevermore!
Practical Gifts for Firefighters
Firefighter Station Blanket
Not every moment in a firefighter’s life is as dramatic as seen on TV; between all the action, your loved one’s time is spent in calm serenity, relaxing as they await the next call. In these moments, the FIS personalized blanket is a comforting reminder of home in the midst of a hectic job. This 60-inch by 80-inch fleece blanket is more than large enough to shelter your firefighter as they try to catch a few moments of rest, and with their name front and center in thermal bonding, there’s no danger of the FIS blanket getting mistaken for another. A hardworking professional needs a heavy-duty gift, and this is just the blanket for the job.
Emergency Escape Respirator
In such a dangerous profession, any gift that helps keep your loved one safe is a gift worth receiving. Your firefighter knows the havoc smoke and flame can wreak on their body, and so they are sure to be grateful for the Drager escape hood. A mask that protects the eyes and filters the air, Drager escape hood keeps a firefighter’s vision clear and their lungs clear from CO in the air, allowing them to perform their vital work safely and efficiently. The Drager respirator is certified for use up to 16-years, and even the filter boasts a lengthy 8-year lifespan, assuring that this protective gift will remain a staple of your firefighter’s uniform for years to come.
AFO Fire Ball
A stressful situation is the least ideal place to learn a new skill. For the individual tasked with entering stressful environments on a regular basis, it pays to invest in simple, easy to master gifts that require no practice. For instance, while very few of us are experienced in working a fire extinguisher, we all know how to aim and roll. As such, your firefighter will appreciate the ease of using the AFO Fireball when the heat is on. Don’t let your loved one fumble with an unfamiliar contraption as fire rages ahead; with the AFO, fighting fires is as simple as rolling the ball towards the flame. Within seconds of exposure, the ball will self-activate, extinguishing Class A, Class B, and Class C fires on the spot. Make sure your firefighter stays on the ball when it comes to their incredibly important work!
Channellock First Responder Rescue Tool
Nothing should stand in between a firefighter and a blaze – least of all a tough lock or a tightly shut window. The Channellock is a vital multi-tool for a firefighter to add to their arsenal. A compact spanner wrench, sharp pair of shears, and sturdy crowbar all in one, the Channellock is ideal for accessing secured windows and doors speedily when time is of the essence. Your brave firefighter is devoted to saving those in danger; don’t let his sacrifice be in vain because of a fidgety lock or a stuck window! Channellock is a quality American-made product key to your firefighter doing his best work – don’t miss out on it.
Portable Fire Escape Ladder
You might not anticipate ever being caught in a fire, but your trusty firefighter knows all too well that there’s always a risk of the worst occurring. Gift your loved one some peace of mind by ensuring that, even in the case of an emergency, they always have a plan of escape. The First Alert fire ladder is lightweight and compact, weighing less than 15-pounds and folding up to 13-inches, but safely spans two or three stories for a convenient window escape should it ever be needed. Made of steel and nylon, the escape ladder can support up to 375-pounds upon its slip-resistant rungs. House fires can be deadly, so provide a safe, reliable means of escape to ensure that your firefighter always has a plan in the event of a fire emergency.
No-Fog Safety Goggles
In a smoke-filled environment, nothing is more precious than the ability to see through the debris. Your firefighter can’t risk foggy lenses or debris to the eye when they’re on duty; fortunately, Safe Eyes is just the gift to protect their sensitive eyes. By replacing the traditional fog-prone lenses with stainless steel mesh, the safety goggles protect firefighters from airborne dust and debris without obstructing their vision, giving them improved visual clarity just when they need it most. A soft, rubber frame and adjustable strap ensure that safety eyewear is secure and comfortable, allowing a firefighter to focus completely on the situation at hand.
Smoke Escape Hood
A strong, durable hood is important when a firefighter prepares to enter a blaze, but what about when they find themselves the victim rather than the savior? When a firefighter is caught in a fire themselves and doesn’t have access to their usual gear, they know how important it is to protect their lungs as they make their escape. The small smoke hood is compact enough to slip into a pocket or drawer, but when a fire strikes, it unfolds to fit a child or an adult’s head with ease, protecting sensitive organs from the carbon-filled smoke all around. The NASA-grade film withstands temperatures up to 450-degrees C and resists smoke for up to 25-minutes, allowing your loved ones to evacuate safely from the unexpected fire.
Streamlight Survivor LED Flashlight
When recovering unfortunate individuals from a fire, a firefighter needs to be able to count on their flashlight. Once the flame dies down, searching through debris in smoke-filled spaces limits visibility greatly, and having a reliable flashlight on hand can mean the difference between a person’s life and death. Streamlight is a heavy-duty flashlight for serious professionals, shining up to 175-lumens through smoke and shadow as they work. With this practical gift in hand, your firefighter will be able to see nearly 400-meters away for as much as 15-hours, making it essential for major search and rescue missions. A tough nylon case and unbreakable lens guarantee that the survival flashlight will prove almost as tough as your firefighter themselves, the key to saving the day from disaster.
Firefighter Personalized Tan Pillow Case
It takes a brave person to live the life of a firefighter, so your special someone deserves to be acknowledged in and out of uniform. For those rare days off, firelighters can still show off their stripes with the personalized pillowcase in black or tan. Contrasting the fluorescent reflectors of the classic firefighter getup with a neutral backdrop, the pillow case puts your gift recipient’s name front and center in true firefighter fashion. Made of cotton material with thermally bonded personalization, it is a comfortable gift to accessorize the home while honoring the incredible work of the brave neighborhood firefighter.
PD-100 Full Face Gas Mask
Where there’s smoke, there’s fire; and where there’s fire, there’s a brave volunteer decked out in the very best, state of the art protective gear. The protective gas mask lives up to your firefighter’s high standards for durability and effectiveness due to its integrated Pd-100 respirator and the P-a-1 Filter set, essential for protecting the lungs from toxins in the case of an emergency. The transparent film might prevent your loved one from wearing glasses with the mask, but is vital in protecting their face from the debris of all shapes and sizes. Firefighters regularly find themselves in intense, life or death situations, so it’s worthwhile to pick out for your loved one a heavy-duty gift designed for long-term protection. Fortunately, protection just happens to be what the durable full face mask does best.
Klik Belts Tactical Belt
When your favorite firefighter is knee-deep in his work, the last thing he should be concerned about is a faulty, poorly-designed belt buckle. For most of us, a belt might not be a big deal – they’re useful, but not necessarily a huge consideration from day to day. However, your firefighter can’t risk being so lax. Klik Belts make great gifts for the active individual not looking to take any risks when it comes to accessorizing. Made of nylon with a 7075 aluminum alloy buckle, each belt is flexible, adjustable, and durable enough to support intense, heavy-duty work. The quick-release buckle is super secure, but is able to be removed in a second to allow complete maneuverability in high-stress situations. A firefighter’s work is no joke, so get your loved one the belt worthy of America’s finest.
Firefighter Step-in Turnout Gear Bag
Heading to the office in style is no longer reserved for the fast-paced world of business. With the Lightning X bag, your firefighter can arrive for every shift prepared and confident thanks to the incredible organization and eye-catching design of their newest favorite gift. This durable bag is made for a firefighter’s convenience: not only is the bag’s exterior mirrored off of the classic uniform, but inside, your loved one will find separate compartments for a helmet, gloves, mask, and even a change of clothes for the end of the day. Water and tear-resistant, it is a convenient way to transport heavy gear to and from the station each day, no matter how hectic work might get nor how forgetful your firefighter might be.
The #1 Best 48 Tool Emergency kit
An emergency can occur at any time. Your firefighter knows well how quickly a dangerous situation can develop, so they know precisely how important it is to have the essentials on hand at all times. Holtzman’s survival grenade makes preparation a simple matter, within its paracord form includes 48 different survival tools. From a flashlight to a compass to a needle and thread, the emergency multitool includes all the pieces to ensure your firefighter can escape and/or endure any catastrophe. Clip the grenade to a backpack or bag, and your loved one will have everything they could possibly need, all stored conveniently in a neat, portable gift.
Original Firefighter Bifold Wallet
Whether they’re on the job or enjoying a day off, a firefighter is always on guard for signs of danger. The slim wallet gives firefighters one less thing to worry about – in this compact wallet, their cards and cash will be safe from harm’s way. Real Kevlar and aramid exteriors mean that each wallet is genuinely fire-resistant, a great bonus in your loved one’s line of work, while reflective tape completes the iconic firefighter look for a stylish, easy-to-find accessory. Integrated RFID protection adds an additional layer of safety to the wallet, allowing your loved one to enjoy their day without concerns of credit card scanning and similar digital crimes. With room for receipts, paper money, and as many as 12 cards, it is the only gift as prepared to face the world as your firefighter.
Survival Axe Elite Multitool
For a firefighter, time is of the essence when things heat up. Limited time and storage mean that your firefighter can’t risk getting bogged down in various trinkets and tools; what they really need is one powerful tool up to the task of protecting civilians. The Off Grid hatchet, made of heat-treated carbon steel, is more than capable when it comes to the dangers your firefighter faces. Boasting a built-in hammerhead, claw, wrench, a 6-inch saw, and so much more, this gift is the multi-functional device of firefighting dreams. Weighing only 1.6-pounds, your firefighter can rush into action unencumbered and completely prepared, allowing them to make the most of every second when the situation gets hot.
Under Armour Men's Military Tactical Boot
Most professionals face a work injury of some kind or another in their life. For your firefighter, though, there’s no time to worry about a stubbed toe or stepping on glass – any injury could prove to be a fatal one. Under Armour tactical boots with thick, rubber soles protect a firefighter from the dangers a fire presents without weighing them down or tripping them up. These tactical boots are durable and ergonomic, ensuring a cozy fit each and every shift for years to come. And, with a simple side zipper, a firefighter can slip the boots on in a second, making this gift time-friendly for the individual who values each moment. Step onto every scene looking and feeling confident with the ingenious construction of the Under Armour military black boots.