Gear Wash Blog

3 Signs of PTSD in the Fire Service

At Gear Wash, our main priority is keeping your department safe and healthy by keeping gear clean and ready for the next firefight. Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to emphasize that supporting those who serve us is valuable and needed.

The first way to break down the stigma of

Meet the #GearWashFamily: Cory McGee, Quality and Safety Coordinator

Get to Know Cory! 

Before joining our team at Gear Wash, Cory served 22 years in the Air Force and retired as a Fire Emergency Services Assistant Chief at Whiteman AFB, Montana. After his retirement (or "transition" as he likes to call it), he worked for MES and Feld Fire. At Gear Wash, Cory does

Preliminary Exposure Reduction & Advanced Cleaning- What's the Difference?

One of the biggest topics within the fire industry in the last few years has been cancer prevention and awareness. We all know the importance of this, but what is something we can target immediately, to prevent preliminary exposure after being on scene? 

NFPA 1851 specifies the recommended