Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fire Department Honor Guard uniforms require specialists.

Colorado Springs HG picked up a few pair of their Honor Guard dress uniform trousers to replace ones that ‘shrunk in the closet’. “Continuity and consistency are the bane of most Honor Guard Uniforms programs.  It goes to proximity to … Continue reading

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Fire Department Dress Uniforms no stranger to Northern Lakes, ID.

A thank you to Pat Riley and Northern Lakes FPD for the purchase a Class A Dress Uniform package for a new Battalion Chief. “Purchase of dress uniforms in fire departments like Northern Lakes are getting more common.  The world … Continue reading

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The Canadian Fallen Firefighter Foundation is meeting in a couple weeks.

One of the items on the upcoming Canadian Firefighter Foundation Board meeting agenda is the Bereavement Uniform. “There is a lot of politics in the Fire Service until its time to go to work or until a tragedy strikes.  When … Continue reading

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Mesa Fire Department Honor Guard taking stock.

Mesa Fire Department Honor Guard, long a customer of Lighthouse, took inventory and picked up a couple dozen white dress gloves and a dress trouser. “Fire Department Honor Guard Uniforms are a luxury many departments can’t afford.  That’s big reason … Continue reading

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West I-10 Fire Department plans to put all in dress belts.

A thanks to Katy, TX’s West I-10 Fire Department for their dress belt and tie order. “As with many things, the finishing touch often makes the difference.  While they probably never think about it, it is the responsibility of the … Continue reading

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Karlstad Fire Department set to join the Fire Service Dress Uniform wearing world.

One more Minnesota Fire Department is about to join the ranks of America’s Fire Service ‘best dressed’ with the receipt of Class A Dress Uniforms at Karlstad FD. “Motivated by a terminally ill member, the Karlstad FD went searching for Class A … Continue reading

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North Carolina hosts South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo.

Earlier this month, the Lighthouse was given a booth and invited to present to North Carolina’s Firemen through the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo in Raleigh, the Bereavement Uniform Program. “I would like to thank the North Carolina Firemen’s Association … Continue reading

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Templeton Fire Chief has history with Lighthouse Uniform Company.

A thank you to Chief Jim Langborg for sending a Templeton FD Dress Uniform order toward the Lighthouse. “It’s a pretty small world and even more so in the Fire Service.  A Fallen Fire Fighter Dress Uniform need in Clark County, … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Fire Council statistics show a shrinking of volunteer ranks.

According to the NVFC, the number of volunteer firefighters has declined by over 14% since 1984. “While the trend is worrisome it is not surprising.  Equally worrisome is the rising age of the volunteers still involved.  I think it is … Continue reading

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Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Assoc. steps up to help with dress uniform acquisition.

A thank you to Genoa Ingram and the Oregon Vol Firefighters Association for the purchase of a Class A Dress Uniform Package. “70% of America’s Fire Service are volunteers. Participation represents significant investment in time and energy, not to mention … Continue reading

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