An article regarding the changes of personal protective equipment of firefighters and its importance.
Article with 1 min 44 sec video of the importance of wearing PPE and following NFPA regulations. Two firefighters were protected from a magnesium explosion because of wearing PPE.
an article about the history of the PPEs of firefighter. An important part of this equipment is the firefighter's personal protective equipment (PPE): coat, pants, hood, helmet, boots, gloves, breathing apparatus, and personal alert safety system (PASS) device. The personal protective equipment structural firefighters wear today is drastically different than what they wore in the early years. Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of good and accurate information documented about the history of PPE, but some theories of yesteryear and modern day requirements have helped to piece together how a firefighter's ensemble came to be.
A website that provides numerous videos about PPE's history, manufacturing, testing, standards and other videos related to firefighting.