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Galls is “The Authority” when it comes to public safety equipment and apparel including firefighter gear and emergency medical supplies. This section of our Blog in dedicated to you and your professions – Fire and EMS. We hope to offer interesting current news and product spotlights to entertain and inform you of the trends and offers that impact your professions.

Finding Tactical Pants That Work as Hard as You

Long before tactical pants became the norm in law enforcement, they were scaling mountains and heading into the backcountry. Royal Robbins was an avid climber and kayaker who set out on a new adventure to create outdoor clothing, over 25 years ago. Among their successful styles were the well-known 5.11 Pants. [...]

2015-04-20T10:22:43+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Finding Tactical Pants That Work as Hard as You

Avoid Accidents! Invest in Proper Reflective Gear

Traffic-related incidents are one of the leading causes of Line-Of-Duty deaths. Between automobile/motorcycle/bicycle crashes, and the potential to be struck on the side of the road while on duty, the deaths are increasingly disturbing. The safety of these men and women who respond to emergencies on our nation’s streets, roads and highways [...]

2015-03-01T14:12:13+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Avoid Accidents! Invest in Proper Reflective Gear

K-9s, A Man’s Best Friend

  Dogs aren't just a man's best friend. They're a police officer's, fireman's, soldier's and civilian's best friend. Dog's play such a significant role in protecting our communities, from searching for lost people, to looking for crime scene evidence. The History Since the Ancient Roman times, people have used canines for security and [...]

2015-02-20T13:45:32+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on K-9s, A Man’s Best Friend

Chilling Photographs of the Brooklyn Warehouse Fire

Last Saturday,  giant clouds of smoke rose from a 7-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse and floated across Brooklyn and into Manhattan. Over 50 units, almost 300 firefighters and help from the marine unit were called in to extinguish the flames in Williamsburg. The single-digit temperatures and strong winds made this fire particularly [...]

2015-02-04T14:06:14+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Chilling Photographs of the Brooklyn Warehouse Fire

Drone Technology Used By Firefighters

Drones armed with cameras and sensor payloads have been used by military and border control agencies for decades in order to improve situational awareness. They can be used across public-safety services, from transmitting birds-eye video of a forest fire to incident commanders, to mapping out hard-hit areas after a natural disaster. Here [...]

2015-01-28T15:38:20+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Drone Technology Used By Firefighters

5 Little-Known Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” Thursday night, celebrations honoring the life and work of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are set to begin. Martin [...]

2015-01-15T15:44:01+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on 5 Little-Known Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Holiday at the Firehouse – RECIPES INCLUDED

Let's take a moment to appreciate and thank our firefighters who will be on call during the holidays to keep our communities hazard-free. With that said, firefighters need to eat too - and they eat A LOT! Honor these heroes this holiday season by cooking up a blazing storm and bringing it over to the local [...]

2015-01-13T12:24:27+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Holiday at the Firehouse – RECIPES INCLUDED