Cape Girardeau firefighters receive new equipment | News
CAPE GIRARDEAU (KFVS) - The City of Cape Girardeau's Fire Department has received 32 sets of turnout gear from an Assistance of Firefighters grant.
The gear, which meets the latest requirements of the National Fire Protection Standards, incorporates the latest advances in protective textile material.
Selection of the turnout gear was based upon material weight, thermal and abrasion resistence, colorfast, reflective material, tear strength, water absorbtion as well as comfort and fit. Other features such as an integrated harness and padded knee protection were also selected.
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