The first fire helmet, leather, high-crowned and wide brimmed, was invented in the 1730s by Jacobus Turck of New York City. The 1980s brought the advancements of PASS devices and fire resistant materials, like Nomex and Kevlar, which are still used today.
The Paris Fire Brigade (French: Brigade des sapeurs-pompiers de Paris, BSPP) is a French Army unit which serves as the primary fire and rescue service for Paris, the city's inner suburbs and certain sites of national strategic importance.
The sophisticated design of the all-round model Jupiter III makes it the best fire brigade glove of its kind. The 8012 Jupiter III - E gloves are equipped with a permanently fixed (ESKA patent) waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex membrane & knit Kevlar lining enhanced with silver fibre.