Fire Etc Announces A New Product Line Of Firefighting Gear

Fire Etc, a leading California firefighting equipment retailer, has expanded its product line to include items from 511 Tactical. The company has been selling firefighting gear to fire departments throughout the country for over 18 years.

Online PR News – 01-January-2009 – – SAN DIEGO, CA – Fire Etc, a leading California retailer of firefighting equipment and gear for large and small fire departments throughout the country, has expanded its product line to include items from 511 Tactical.

The new products include gear bags and backpacks, Station Wear and EMS pants as well as job shirts. The bags are specifically created for emergency services personnel with special pockets for radios and an optional hydration pocket giving responders immediate access to water. The clothing is sturdy and designed to hold up to harsh conditions without tearing. The EMS pants and Job Shirts include specially designed pockets to hold important equipment.

511 Tactical has been providing emergency responders with tactical clothing for over 30 years. Their clothing and gear are designed to be functional, yet durable enough to stand up to the rigors of someone who works in emergency services.

“We’re so pleased to be offer our customers products from 511 Tactical. We’ve been providing federal, state, local and volunteer fire departments with firefighting and rescue equipment for over 18 years and we feel the exemplary standards of these new products greatly enhances our product line. Our customers and their safety depend on our products -- so we know we need to provide the very best firefighting gear,” said Bill Black of Fire Etc, (

In addition to the new products, Fire Etc sells fire boots, gloves, helmets, as well as rescue equipment and vehicles. The company also provides fire safety equipment to homeowners, like smoke alarms and fire extinguishers. Fire Etc has recently published an online resource guide titled ‘How to Create a Firesafe Home’ and fire safety slideshow for homeowners looking to increase their home’s safety when it comes to fire.

“While our focus is on firefighting gear, we also have a number of home fire safety items for homeowners. We believe every home should have at least one fire extinguisher and multiple smoke alarms to keep families safe in case a home fire breaks out," said Black. While we can’t prevent all home fires, we can reduce the damage and devastation that comes along with them by having fire safety items available in the home”

About Fire Etc: With more than 50 years of experience in the fire safety industry, Fire Etc ( is a leading firefighting equipment retailer for fire departments throughout the United States. Fire Etc recently expanded their product line to include products from 511 Tactical. Fire Etc offers a wide range of quality US made products at competitive prices.

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