Monthly Archives: March 2015

Does your fire department use dress caps, dress hats, covers or lids.

The question, does your fire department use dress caps, dress hats, covers or lids would cause most people to scratch their heads and wonder. “What nomenclature regarding caps in America’s Fire Service normally falls along the lines of style.  The … Continue reading

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Fire Department collar pins come in two styles.

Most fire departments don’t have a written specification for collar pins other than rank designation and gold or silver. “The rule of thumb about collar pins in fire departments is the cut out style is for work and the button … Continue reading

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Fire Service Class A Dress Uniforms are becoming more appreciated.

Firefighters in mid career during the Vietnam era had a much different feeling about dress uniforms then firefighters today. “Timing is everything.  The Vietnam War soured many people on the whole idea of dress uniforms and what they represented.  It … Continue reading

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Fire dept. collar pins are taking their place in the dress uniform world.

Fire Departments, particularly the smaller and volunteer departments are incorporating collar pins into Class B dress uniforms. “It’s interesting, but not surprising that fire departments more and more are using collar pins as both a way to show rank and … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Signature Line Dress Uniforms finding their way into Idaho

A thank you to Idaho’s Burley FD for their purchase of Class A Dress Uniforms.  Seven more firefighters join the ranks of those able to ‘dress for the occasion’. “Dress uniforms in the fire service have moved full circle from … Continue reading

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Dress Uniform manufacturing part of Lighthouse Uniform Company business model.

Manufacturing our own dress uniform line has repositioned the Lighthouse from a small, local retailer into a nationally oriented dress uniform house. “Control of the manufacturing process has greatly enhanced our ability to deliver what our customer wants when they … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Uniform Company’s Signature Line of collar pins and cap badges deemed ‘jewelry quality’

All FD collar pins and cap devices are the same is an inaccurate statement.  Not all FD collar pins and cap devices are the same.  In fact, the Lighthouse brand of dress uniform accessories has been deemed ‘jewelry quality’ and … Continue reading

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Northeast Teller Fire Dept continues to use Lighthouse Class A Dress Uniform solution

A big thank you to Northeast Teller FD for its recent dress uniform order. “It is always nice and it says a lot about how a company does business when customers who have choices, continue to come back year after … Continue reading

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FD Dress Uniforms have recaptured spot in hearts of firefighters.

The resurgence of Fire Department Dress Uniforms has cut across a wide swatch of the fire service landscape. “From a purely sociological point of view, the Class A Dress Uniform has recaptured its place in the hierarchy of uniforms.  The … Continue reading

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