Personal Protective Equipment

Firefighters require the best protection because of the dangerous conditions they face when tackling fires. The City Fire Brigade endeavours to provide it’s Firefighters with the best possible Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus (CABA) sets are used in addition to PPE when entering smoky conditions or other hazardous environments such as in chemical incidents.


  • Helmet: Gallet F1SF – MSA.
  • Flash Hood: PBI Gold – Cosalt-Ballycare.
  • Gloves: Firemaster II – Southcombe Bros.
  • Tunic: PBI Gold – Cosalt-Ballycare.
  • Leggings: PBI Gold – Cosalt-Ballycare.
  • Boots: Leather Goretex – J Bird & Co.


  • CABA Set: PA94 Plus – Draeger.
  • Cylinder: Composite 1800 Litre – Draeger.
  • Face Mask: Panorama Nova Front Port – Draeger.
  • Distress Signal Unit: DSX Mk2 – Diktron.
  • Personal Line: 6m.