Lion Apparel, Inc. News

Ballyclare acquires Lion firefighter business in the UK

The acquisition consolidates Ballyclare’s position as provider of firefighter protection in the UK Ballyclare Limited is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Lion firefighter business in the UK from the LHD Group. Ballyclare is owned by David Ross, the entrepreneur who made his name with the success of Carphone Warehouse. Speaking of Ballyclare’s latest move, Mr Ross said: “This is an important move for Ballyclare. It consolidates our position as a l...

New York Fire Department gears up with Lion’s MT94 CBRN to tackle chemical, biological and WMD hazards

New York fire department is set to face all hazards equipped with the new protective suit from Lion Apparel  The protective suit advancements will significantly improve safety and decrease the physical impact on New York's Fire Department  first responders. Fire departments around the world are evaluating their operational readiness to respond to hazmat incidents. The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) city, the largest fire department in the United St...

IFRM sends donated gear to Papua New Guinea

The IFRM has sent donated firefighter gear to a Papua New Guinea fire dept. IFRM sends equipment donated by fire departments across US In late June, the International Fire Relief Mission (IFRM) sent one pallet of donated fire and EMS equipment to the Ukarumpa Fire Department in Papua New Guinea. Later this year, IFRM will send a team of fire and EMS professionals to train members of the fire department on the safe and proper use of the equipment. IFRM is a nonprofit...

Lion delivers CBRN protection to Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

The MT94 ensemble was chosen by Northern Ireland FRS to protect its firefighters during CBRN incidents Lion Apparel's Tactix MT94 ensemble chosen after extensive testing The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has chosen Lion Apparel's Tactix® MT94 multi-wear ensemble to protect its firefighters when dealing with a CBRN incident. The decision was made after the brigade undertook three months of extensive garment trials to test every aspect of the suit's performanc...

Lion Apparel introduces world’s first fully certified structural firefighter CBRN ensemble - first shown at FDIC

The new Janesville CB-Xit has been certified fully compliant to NFPA 1971 - including the CBRN option The new CBRN PPE Lion showcased at FDIC is now NFPA certified With global terrorism threats increasing, first responders around the world must be ready to respond to the unthinkable threat of a chemical or biological disaster.   Lion Apparel today introduces the world's first, fully certified NFPA 1971 compliant structural firefighter turnout ensemble that also mee...

Lion Apparel expands Pink Helmet Program to support breast cancer awareness

Firefighters can wear Lion Apparel's pink helmets to show support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Leading PPE manufacturer increases its commitment to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research Lion Apparel is proud to announce the expansion of its pink fire helmet program. As the world's largest supplier of firefighter protective clothing, Lion is partnering with dealers and fire departments across the United States to raise awareness and funding for breas...

TotalCare protection for Birmingham International Airport

Birmingham International Airport have selected Lion Apparel's TotalCare New ARFF PPE contract won by Lion Apparel Firefighters at Birmingham International Airport will benefit from the highest standards of protective clothing under a new TotalCare(R) contract from Lion Apparel. The 65 personnel that make up the fire fighting team at Birmingham now have the peace of mind that all of their personal protection equipment (PPE) - from head to toe - is fit for purpose and meets...

Tennessee Fire Department debuts Lion Apparel's custom color helmets

Lion Apparel's American Classic helmets in custom lime yellow Lion Apparel's helmets helpt Tennessee Fire Dept fulfil custom colour specifications The Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department (TCVFD) in Collegedale, Tennessee, had a need for traditional-style firefighting helmets in lime yellow, but the department's helmet supplier at the time was not able to deliver at a price that fit into their grant allowance. TCVFD Battalion Chief Thomas Cook presented Lion Apparel (L...

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