Monthly Archives: November 2015

FD Collar Pins have a place in every fire department.

Every fire department regardless of size is a candidate for collar pins. “We often run into fire departments that suggest they don’t use dress uniforms. What they mean is they don’t have dress uniforms.  Every department has a rank structure … Continue reading

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FD dress uniforms now available up to size 68 in Navy Blue and Black.

The median size for FD dress uniforms much like shoes are getting bigger and bigger and to address this issue, stores that care about their customers now stock dress uniforms up to size 68. “Back when I was a kid, … Continue reading

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Collar brass is finding more and more acceptance within the EMS world.

A long time staple of the fire dept. world, collar pins or collar insignia or collar brass are finding a place in the EMS uniform wearing world, as well. “As the EMS Community continues its journey to the emergency services … Continue reading

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Fire depts. continue to trend toward implementing dress uniform programs

Fire dept. dress uniform programs continue to find a place in the hearts and budgets of fire departments large and small. “Yesterday, the Lighthouse received fd dress uniform orders from Laramie Wyoming, Dripping Springs, TX and Craig, CO.  It is … Continue reading

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Not all FD uniforms are the same.

FD uniforms run the gambit from tee shirts to full blown dress uniforms. “What everyone agrees on, fd uniforms cover a broad spectrum. The issue of appropriate usually is in the ‘eye’ of the beholder and in the range of … Continue reading

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Fire Dept. Collar insignia goes by a number of different names.

FD Collar insignia can legitimately be called fire dept. collar brass, fd collar pins and bugle buttons. ” Whether you call your rank designators collar brass, collar pins, collar insignia or bugle buttons depends on where you are from and … Continue reading

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Fire dept. dress uniforms are available in Navy Blue and black.

Up until about 25 years ago, fire dept. dress uniforms were mostly navy blue.  It had to do with what the ‘local’ store stocked and what the local police department wore. “The Lighthouse pinoeered the concept that blue is for … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse just recieved its shipment of fd collar brass and cap badges.

The Lighthouse Uniform Company has manufactured its own line of fire dept. collar insignia and cap devices, keeps several thousand in stock and can satisfy almost any order from inventory. “The Fallen Fire Fighter Dress Uniform Program sensitized the Lighthouse … Continue reading

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Fire Departments use collar insignia as more than rank designators.

FD collar pins or collar insignia, as some refer to them, a dual purpose in many smaller fire departments. “Button style collar pins are almost always used with dress uniforms.  Cut out style collar insignia are most often used as … Continue reading

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FD dress uniforms have a place in any size department.

FD dress uniforms might look different from one fire department to another, but in the grander scheme of things fd dress uniforms mean the same. “To many small departments dress uniforms mean matching shirts and ties.  To some smaller departments … Continue reading

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