Many people owe their thanks to firefighters. They spend their time working to help people, whether it is through fighting fires, or creating spaces to keep fires from ravaging homes and businesses. Do you have a firefighter in your life? Then it is important to show your appreciation for their work. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a birthday gift, a Christmas gift, or even just a beautiful, random gift to show your gratitude. This list of 44 gifts for firefighters will give you many options and ideas for the next occasion.
Firefighter gnomes are fabulous because they reflect what the firefighter is doing. You can find them in various moods, usually with a hose wound around the neck. They serve as lovely showcase pieces. Gifting a set of three, six or twelve is a nice way of showing how much you care about their profession.
Paracord Bracelet: $
You will find this one to be quite ordinary looking, except that it’s made from paracord, the same material that is used to make parachutes. The toughness of the material enables it to be used in so many ways by adventurers and will be highly useful for a firefighter.
Tools Roll made from Fire Hose: $$
There are lots of handy tools that a firefighter will use as and when required. A tool roll that is made from fire hose material will be sturdy, durable and highly nifty in tucking ways the many tools that a firefighter might need suddenly. It can be stashed away in a desk and even pant pocket.
Fire Chief Service Car Miniature: $$
A small version of the fire chief’s car is something that an aspiring firefighter will love to own. It will serve as a nice decor item in the home.
Fire Hose Wallet: $$
A firefighter wallet made from a fire hose is certainly the thing needed when having to face tough fire fighting situations. It will be strong, durable and will not wither way with the kind of work that has to be done by the fighter when dousing flames and rescue operations.
Firefighters Kick Ash Funny T-Shirt: $$
A t-shirt with a catchy slogan is sure to bring on the smile. It can be used whenever the person wants to slip into casual wear. You can find t-shirts available in an assortment of colors, but the best to choose is white and black as they have a very striking effect.
Water Bottle: $$
A high-quality water bottle with a catchy phrase or a striking symbol like the Maltese cross makes a fabulous gifting item. Firefighters need water bottles, and a small one will be easy to store and carry wherever they go.
Tile with Firefighter’s Prayer Framed: $$
This will make a lovely gift as it reflects the essence of what a firefighter life is all about. A tile with the prayer etched on it can be read at any time of the day and serves as a lovely keepsake.
Firefighter Ice Cube Tray: $$
This is a highly useful item as it will be needed when fixing a drink. After a heavy day’s work, chilling down with a refreshing drink is what’s needed. The ice cube tray has a firefighter emblem, and the tray is in red color with the word firefighter written across it.
Vintage Firefighter Hydrant Hose: US $$
Vintage firefighter items such as brass nozzles or pull boxes will be much prized by a firefighter. You can find them in antique stores.
LED Survival Flashlight: $$
This one has a high penetrating beam that can help see through smoke. The on/off switch is easy-to- use and can be operated when wearing gloves.
Rescue Tool: $$
This is a very handy item as its features allow a firefighter to do so many things. It can be used to cut through battery cables and soft metal surfaces. It has a wrench that can be used to tighten or loosen up the couplings of a fire hose.
Window Punch: $
This tool is highly useful in a car rescue situation as the firefighter can use it to free a victim by quickly breaking down the window.
Belt made from a fire hose: $$
This will become a favorite as it can be used every day, while at work and even when dressing casually wearing a pair of jeans. As its made from the fire hose, you can bet that it will be sturdy and durable.
Pocket Tool Organizer: $$
Firefighters usually carry some small tools with them that they might need during a rescue. However, such gadgets can be quickly lost if they are not kept together. A pocket-size tool organizer is a perfect way to keep them in place and have them always available when needed. It can be easily tucked away into the pocket.
Heat Retaining Travel Mug: $$
Hot coffee or cocoa from the home can be kept in the same condition with this mug. You can find it available in many designs and colors. Something that is in red and with a retro or stylish look will serve as a perfect gift item.
Bungee Cords: $$
These are highly useful for a firefighter while working. They are used to keep screen doors open, hold a piece upright, bundle up items and once used they are left behind in the place. Having a set available as a backup is a welcome gift.
Heated Slippers: $$
These will help the firefighter to reduce stress after a tough work shift. They can be quickly slipped on, and the heat will make the feet warm and cozy, relax tense legs muscles as well.
Glove Dryer: $$
They will dry gloves efficiently so that they are ready to use once again. Easy-to-use they won’t consume much electricity.
Flannel Sheets: $$
These can be used to keep warm during the winter. Buy two or three such items as a gift. Made from 100 percent cotton, they are machine washable.
Shoe Care Valet Box: $$
The box will contain all items needed to take care of firefighter shoes. After the items are used, they can be put back inside the box and stored away on the shelf.
A Tie: $
Though firefighters are usually seen in t-shirts, there will be occasions when they have to wear a suit. Giving a trendy tie will serve well during such occasions.
Zero Gravity Immersion Chair: $$$
After a tough day’s work, this chair will help a firefighter to relax. They can recline on it all the way back, and their body will feel weightless.
Helmet Strap: $
Firefighters, need a helmet band to hold flashlights and door wedges. Getting one as a gift is a welcome surprise because usually they are made by firefighters using the fire hose.
Maltese Cross Buckle: $
This one is highly useful as it can be slipped into the belt every day and used when working or in a casual outfit.
Fitbit Flex Wristband: $$
A firefighter always has to be in shape and what better way to do this than with the Fitbit Flex Wristband. It can be used to monitor calories burned while jogging or exercising.
Recycled Fire Extinguisher Vase: $$
This item is made from an old fire extinguisher and is lovely to hold flowers. The extinguisher’s unusual shape makes the vase look different, and it stands out when placed on the table. It is available in an assortment of colors.
Throw Blankets: $$
These are not regular firefighter blankets to put out a fire, but rather to warm them up. You can find one made specifically for firefighters, depicting various tools that they use and the different aspects of their work. It is indeed a sign of admiration to give one as a gift to a firefighter. They are made from %100 cotton and are machine washable.
Fire Engine Cookie Jar: $$
This diecast fire truck will be useful to store all those biscuits that come as gifts during Christmas and New Year. Open the engine shaped box to find a nice spacious inside to keep delicious butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies and much more.
Desktop Organizer: $$
Help your firefighter friend to maintain the desk neat with a wooden organizer. Something with a retro look will be perfect. Pencils and Paperclips will be organized and in one place.
Maltese Cross Pen Stand: $$
This will look fabulous when put on the writing desk. It can be used to hold a fountain pen or ball pen. This item usually comes with a brass plate and Maltese cross affixed to it, as well as a high-quality pen.
Door Wedges: $$
Small triangular wooden door wedges are used to keep the doors apart when fighting a fire. It will be thrilling to receive half a dozen as a gift for a firefighter.
Helmet Camera: $$
This camera can be affixed to the firefighter without being obviously visible and can be used to capture all the action in HD style.
Personalized Firefighter Flask: $$
Personalized firefighter gifts may be really attractive and oozes style. Small and compact, it can be put into the pocket. Made from stainless steel, it is durable and sturdy. With the Maltese cross engraved over it, it’s quite an appealing gift item.
Dart Board: $$
Playing darts will certainly help to unwind after a day’s work, and gifting one will help a firefighter relax after a stressful shift.
Red Suspenders: $
They are highly useful in holding heavy duty fire resistant pants when they become loose at the waist.
Painted Mason Jars: $$
Mason jars can be used to store a lot of different stuff. Give an handmade one that is etched or painted in glass colors. It will serve as a beautiful storage piece and a lovely keepsake.
Homemade Beeswax Candle: $$
Use natural beeswax and make candles in glass containers by following candle making instructions. You can use dye to make the candles colorful and also put in scents for fragrance. They will be highly useful for firefighters at home when they want candle light.
Coffee Mug: $
This is an item that will be used every day. Gift one that has the word firefighter written on it in blazing red or orange along with a catchy slogan.
Rig Bag: $$$
This is a no-fuss, easy-to-carry bag that can be stuffed with items that firemen might need when stuck putting out a blazing fire for endless hours. Typical items that you can pack are bottled water, Kleenex, band aid, burn ointment, antacids, dry gloves, hand warmers, foot warmers, etc.
Toothbrush Sanitizer: $$
This one is battery operated and not only does it store the toothbrush, but it also keeps it clean. Highly useful when a firefighter has to stay overnight in a spot during firefighting and rescuing.
ESS Eye Protection: $$
This will protect the firefighter’s eyes from sand, shrapnel and debris that can become flying over during a blaze or an explosion.
Hand Cream: $
Look out specifically for the cream that’s meant for dry, cracked and chapped hands. It’s highly useful for a firefighter as their hands take all the beating. Regular application will heal the skin and keep it in natural condition.
Leather Radio Strap: $$
Radios are heavily used by firefighters to keep up morale, find the weather condition, know the latest news, see what’s happening in the city, etc. A leather strap will be useful in keeping it in place and accessing it when required.
Burn Gel: $$
This item can be clubbed together as a single gift. While burn gel helps soothe skin that is affected by fire, an antibiotic will protect it when it is scratched or gnashed. These items are highly useful to a firefighter and will serve them especially when caught in a severe fire and rescue operation that is taking hours to complete.
Inversion Table: $$$
Firefighters face back pain because of the huge amount of physical activity that they have to do the whole day. They have to bend, walk, run, jump, carry a load and do a lot of activities quickly, and this can cause stress on the back. Help a firefighter reduce this stress by giving an Inversion Table. The table is made of stainless steel and will invert 180 degrees. It is perfect for bringing down back pain and enhancing blood circulation.