Fire Boots

  1. Safety Boot Reimbursement Program & Nicks Boots

    Nicks Boots is deeply grateful for the continued efforts of our forest service workers. 

    On October 1st, 2020, the USDA Forest Service increased the reimbursement amount for the Safety Boot Reimbursement Program to $500.  To make it as easy as possible to get the highest-quality American-Made footwear, we offer our wildland firefighter boots for $500 to all workers who qualify for the stipend starting Oct. 1 until the end of the year.

    Thank you again for all of your efforts.  

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  2. What Is A Firefighter Hotshot?

    There are a few specialized types of wildland firefighters, but two that get a bit more mention than others are smokejumpers and hotshots.

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  3. How To Clean Wildland Firefighter Boots In 3 Easy Steps

    Wildland firefighter boots take a lot more abuse than the typical work boot. They get exposed to heat, dust, dirt, mud, caustic chemicals from flame retardant, and get put through the absolute ringer.

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  4. What Are The Best Wildland Firefighter Boots?

    If you ask actual wildland firefighters, you'll get some different opinions about which is the best wildland firefighter boots. Everyone has their own preferences, good experiences with some and not with others.

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  5. What Are Firefighter Boots Made Of?

    Wildland firefighter boots have to be made of some pretty strong stuff to take the abuse they endure over the course of a fire season. The National Fire Protection Agency also dictates the materials that have to be used in construction, up to a point.

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  6. How Should Wildland Fire Boots Fit?

    Like any working footwear, you need to have wildland fire boots that fit correctly. You'll be more comfortable, and reduce the chances of niggling injuries that can occur due to poor-fitting footwear.

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  7. What Kind Of Boots Do Wildland Firefighters Wear?

    What a lot of people think of when they think of firefighters is bunker boots, the big pull-on rubber boots that you're used to seeing actors put on in TV shows and movies. What boots do wildland firefighters actually wear?

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  8. How Long Are Fire Boots Good For?

    Quality fire boots - like any quality work boot - is a serious investment in a tool of the trade...but how long does that tool last?

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  9. What Are Wildland Fireman Boots Made Of?

    Wildland fire boots are a little different than the traditional bunker boots that most people associate with firefighting.

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  10. How Do I Break In Fire Boots? What You Should Know About Break-In

    Breaking in firefighter boots is much like breaking in any pair of work boots, outdoor boots, or even casual boots. However, there's a right way to do it, and you definitely do not want to break them in wrong.

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