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Here is a run down on what I like to carry in my pockets at work. There are no hard and fast rules, but if you are new or looking for ideas then I hope this blog post helps you. I have excluded items that are issued, like Firefighting gloves or Flash hood (in NSW a torch is also issued) and just listed the items a Firefighter has a choice over. Please note, these items just reflect what I personally carry and are not set in stone, I’m sure everyone has a slightly different approach. Starting off (*Left to right)...

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I was asked this question the other day, by a customer who was purchasing a present for her son (under instructions!). It made me realise that though myself and other firefighters know why, the public probably doesn't, or if you are a new recruit, or just joined your local brigade you may be wondering why carry one. In truth there will be many shifts when it is not used, but another truth is that as firefighters, you never know what scenario you might end up facing. Also I believe the public still thinks that most of what we do is...

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We are giving away a knife to one lucky hard working Mum this Sunday 10th May (Mothers day)  To enter just tag them on our facebook or instagram pages, Links via the symbol on the bottom of the page,  

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A short video from our Youtube channel, explaining why a hook cutter is a great second option to have on your knife.

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AFK feedback video by "Flashover Australian Firefighting"

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