Firefighter protective clothing basic features

All firefighter protective jackets shown here have the following minimum features:

  • Set-in sleeves
  • Flexible sections under shoulders for easier movement
  • Jacket seal with
    • Waterproof front facing
    • Waterproof rain guard
  • Top-open safety zip with lower flap
  • One snap fastener under zip
  • One patch or inset pocket for radio
  • One microphone holder above pocket for radio
  • One patch or inset breast pocket, right-hand side (if shown)
  • Piping between insulation lining and facing
  • Two hanging loops, inside and outside
  • One inside pocket with Velcro fastener
  • Two side pockets with flaps and Velcro fastener
  • One glove holder
  • Nomex Comfort cuffs with or without thumb hole
  • √Ąrmelweitenverstellung
  • Adjustable sleeve width
  • Moisture barrier on end of sleeves
  • Moisture barrier on jacket hem
  • All reflective and/or high-visibility stripes are double-stitched
  • All important seams are double-stitched (one concealed, one visible)


All firefighter protective jackets presented here have the following features as a minimum:

  • Adjustable waist
  • High back with kidney protection
  • One hanging loop, outside
  • One hanging loop on each side
  • Adjustable elastic braces with clip
  • Flexible section in crotch for easier movement
  • Two side pockets
  • One bellows pocket on thigh with flap and Velcro fastener
  • Abrasion protection on knees
  • All reflective and/or high-visibility stripes are double-stitched
  • All important seams are double-stitched (one concealed, one visible)