Dating cairns helmet
This respirator became so critical to mine rescue operations that rescue workers became known as draegermen.
Napoleon Bonaparte reordered the various fire fighting organisations in Paris (and later other cities) into a unit of the French Army called the Sapeurs-pompiers.
This device featured a face mask with glass eyepieces and rubber tubes, allowing respiration through a filter carried on the chest.
A Denver firefighter known as Merriman invented an early hose mask that was featured in the January 7, 1892 issue of Fireman's Herald.
Leatherhead is a term for old style leather helmets used by many firefighters in North America.