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    Default Wool pants in a stucture fire???

    Anyone here allowed to fight a structure fire without bunker pants, and just there wools?

    And whats your thoughts on it? Whether you do or dont?


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    Troll alert
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    We responded to a barn fire once and some of the sheep were on fire, that's all I needed to know right there...
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    not trollin i swear... i searched but didnt see any posts about it so i figured id get your guys opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by rydenbakwardz View Post
    not trollin i swear... i searched but didnt see any posts about it so i figured id get your guys opinion
    What is your opinion?
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    I think there's benefits to both, and im sure you've all heard the arguments for both. I know 99.99% of the depts around me wear full turnouts. I was more curious about different states if its more common not to wear them. And if you have fought fire in both what did you like better?

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    Bunker gear is the most overrated "improvement" I have ever seen. I f I were ever given the chance to wear my boots again I would burn my bunker pants.

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    I don't even wear pants, I just wear 3/4 length boots, whitie tighties, and a long coat.

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    I am pro bunker gear, SCBA, etcetera. I've seen too many people die because they thought that they only needed their hunting overalls and such.

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    I wear spandex. Very slimming.
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    It's still done...



    ...just sayin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefKN View Post
    I wear spandex. Very slimming.
    Regular Spandex or the new Nomex Spandex?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rydenbakwardz View Post
    It's still done...



    ...just sayin'.
    I'm calling BS on that. That looks an AWFUL lot like San Francisco FD. And if it is (which I'm 99% sure it is), they have been required to wear full bunker gear (INCLUDING PANTS) since 1999-2001 (somewhere in there).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATFDFF View Post
    I'm calling BS on that. That looks an AWFUL lot like San Francisco FD. And if it is (which I'm 99% sure it is), they have been required to wear full bunker gear (INCLUDING PANTS) since 1999-2001 (somewhere in there).
    If you have black gear without reflective striping (I would guess that you could spec that) it could look like regular black pants.
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    Sheri,SAVE ME A SEAT! hehe T.C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ATFDFF View Post
    I'm calling BS on that. That looks an AWFUL lot like San Francisco FD. And if it is (which I'm 99% sure it is), they have been required to wear full bunker gear (INCLUDING PANTS) since 1999-2001 (somewhere in there).
    Not san fran

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    Quote Originally Posted by rydenbakwardz View Post
    Not san fran
    Then where is it?

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