U.S. vs. Europe: Firefighting Techniques and PPE


30-10-2023 • 16 mins

Sponsored by Safety Components, join Jeremy Metz of the West Metro Fire Department in Colorado and Peter Klade from the Austrian Fire Brigade Association in Vienna as they discuss the differences and similarities between firefighting in the U.S. and Europe.

We will explore the intricacies of firefighting techniques and personal protective equipment (PPE) on this latest episode. Visit safetycomponents.com to learn more about the testing requirements and certifications that go into developing fire turnout gear and explore both outer shell and thermal liner fabrics that meet the specifications for both the U.S. and Europe.