Time to Enter! Nearly $10K in prize packages this year for our 12 Days of Christmas!!

12-Days-of-Christmas 2014

Each year, the crews at FireCritic.com & IronFiremen.com team up with great companies for a huge giveaway of great products. This year is no different. We focused on quality over quantity this year to ensure the giveaway was most epic! We are giving away almost $10,000 worth of prizes. This year, there will be approximately 29 winners.

Let me be clear here…These companies are giving these products away at our request. This is a way of giving back to you firefighters!!! Please do us a favor and share this giveaway with your friends and fellow firefighters. Also, be sure to use the provided links, visit their web sites, Face Book pages etc (be sure to “like” them while there!) We NEED everyone to know about these great companies that appreciate you!

Below you will find all of the great companies and their products they are giving away. The prize schedule will be published soon. Prizes will be given away Dec. 14-25. No purchase required. You may enter to win 1 time per email address.



Dual Certified Technical Rescue/Wildland PPE (2 Sets of PPE will be given away)

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TECGEN® PPE is giving away 2 sets of gear this year! This single-layer, lightweight gear is NFPA dual-certified for technical rescue and wildland. Eighty percent of the time, firefighters are responding to calls that aren’t structure fires – TECGEN gear is perfect for these types of calls. Contest winners will have their choice of black or tan gear.

Last years winner of TECGEN gear during the 12 Days of Christmas is shown below in the two images to the right (Jason Butterfield – Pittsburgh, PA in the gear he won)

Paul Conway Shields & Equipment

phantom 2 vision+ imageDJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Drone

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Paul Conway Shields & Equipment is giving away a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Drone. The Phantom 2 Vision+ ushers in a new era of aerial cinematography with its brand new and incredibly stable 3-axis gimbal, combined with the sharp, powerful DJI-designed camera shoots full HD video at 1080p/30fps and 720p/60fps, giving you crystal clear video and the option for slow motion shots. Photos are shot at 14 megapixels.
Paul Conway Shields & Equipment earned the reputation of being America’s #1 Helmet Shield Manufacturer through our company’s
Proven Performance since 1985, including a top-notch line of protective gear and safety equipment. Founder, and now retired Assistant Chief (Milwaukee, WI), Paul J. Conway’s firefighting heritage runs deep through 3 generations. We take great pride in supporting the men paul conway shields and equipmentand women who selflessly protect and serve our communities. We value all that they do to keep our lives safe, and we always welcome them as family. As part of our family, we are honored to have the opportunity to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with you and are excited to help spread some holiday cheer!

Fire Cam Fire and Police Cameras

firevideo-fire-cam11Helmet/Dash HD Cameras

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Fire Cam will be giving away a Fire Cam HD Camera each day of the 12 days of Christmas.

About Fire Cam:

Fire Cam is a firefighter owned and operated business. Our fire helmet cameras are SPECIFICALLY designed, industry leading, and are revolutionizing the fire service industry. They have been heat tested between 500F – 2000F and can be a valuable tool for training, incidents, critique and fire investigations. At Fire Cam, we are dedicated to making our customers satisfied with all transactions. Any manufacturing defects are covered under warranty and can be exchanged within the warranty period. We also offer the “Fire Cam Damage Warranty FREE”.

Please be careful of fake “Fire Helmet Cameras™” sold elsewhere. Watch the HEAT TEST video that Fire Cam passed, while other cameras failed.  If its not stamped “FIRE CAM,” it’s NOT A FIRE HELMET CAMERA™.

black-diamond1Black Diamond Protective Equipment

X2 Firefighting Boot

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Black Diamond will be giving away one pair of X2 Boots.

Comfort System  : COMFORT FIT
Boot Height  : 14″
3-Point Heel Lock System  : EXCLUSIVE 3-POINT HEEL LOCK
Lining  : CROSSTECH(TM) Fabric with Omaha Lining
Steel Shank  : RIDGE STEEL
Certification  : NFPA 1971

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2 Prize Baskets

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Basket 1 – 5 sets of Illuminating Helmet Tetrahedron (SET of 8) and 5 Illuminating Helmet Bands 2nd Generation

Basket 2 – 1 regular Illuminating Foxfire/Box Alarm Leather Combo (radio strap, anti-swap strap and a universal radio case) and including Illuminating Foxfire/Box Alarm Leather Glove Straps

pic copyFirefighter Art

Personalized, Signed, and Original Drawing matted and framed

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Firefighter Art will be giving away a signed ORIGINAL drawing that will be customized with the winners station/call number to the shield. The original is approximately 8″x10″ and will be matted and framed.

***This image is protected under US Copyright Laws. The artist (Jodi Monroe) shall maintain ownership of ALL copyrights and licensing for the image. Any reproduction/licensing by the winner is strictly prohibited and will be penalized to the fullest extent of the law.***


J and M Supply

892270_226620287535673_3571555008105802219_oLeather Radio/EMS Prize Package

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The prize package will include the following:

  1. Complete leather radio belt with carrier and anti sway belt,
  2. Ems first aid kit by R & B Fab.
  3. EMT leather duty kit
  4. Two Leather helmet bands

2nd Alarm Fire Equipment

1383871_446198978825731_142765406_nCairns 1044 Prize Package

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The prize package will include the following:

  1. Cairns 1044 Traditional Helmet (Customers Choice of Color)
  2. A Custom Cairns Front Shield (Customer can reach out to me to design)
  3. Light Shield Traditional Helmet Light System.

FSC LOGO - WHITEFirehouse Shirt Club

12 Month Subscription to Firehouse Shirt Club

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Firehouse Shirt Club is giving away a 12 month subscription. You will receive an authentic t-shirt from a fire station across the country at your doorstep.

A New, Authentic Firehouse T-Shirt, At Your Doorstep, Every Month

Tailboard Leather

1237638_623334284365809_1613535980_nCustom Leather Prize Package

Website – Facebook

The prize package will include the following:

  • Four (4) tan button style glove holders
  • Four (4) black button style glove holders
  • One (1) black custom radio strap (will send a gift certificate)

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Custom Carved Shield Package

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Box Alarm Leather is giving away two (2) custom carved shields to one lucky winner.



CrosstitchedVintage American Flag Made from used fire hose & Shirts

Website – Facebook

Crosstitched will be giving away two (2) American flags made of hose, 2 shirts, and $25 gift certificate to one lucky winner.

This Vintage Looking American Flag is made from USED FIRE HOSE.  Encased in a 20X24 wood frame. HAND MADE, which means no 2 will be exactly the same.  http://www.crosstitched.com/american-flag-used-hose/

About Crosstitched

Our company was created for the men and women who do what others won’t. Created by a firefighter, each design is made with pride. Crosstitched understands the risk and danger firefighters go through every day, and for that we thank you. Crosstitched understands what it takes to make a great product. We spared no expense in the making of our apparel. All of our shirts are pre shrunk, and printed with discharged inks. This means the ink is printed into the shirt, keeping it’s soft feel. With this process you will not have that plastic like feel, and it will not crack or fade. We take pride in our product, and have not sacrificed quality, to cut costs. You deserve the very best. We also do custom work as well. 20 shirt minimums. No setup fees. Will work on designs.

Leatherhead Concepts

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Leatherhead Concepts is giving away the following prize pack.

  1. Axebelt with axe loop
  2. Custom leather duty or casual belt
  3. Cali chinstrap
  4. Cali glovestrap
  5. Leatherhead Concepts trucker hat

Production time for prize is custom and may require 4-6 weeks. We will make every effort to be faster. Winner needs to contact us with sizes and desired customization.

Brand My Fire

Two Prize Packages: Custom Metal Maltese Cross & IAFF Maltese Cross Plaque

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Prize Package #1: Stars and Stripes

18″x18″, 10lbs, 4-layered regular and stainless steel combination, finishing preserves original character of the steel.

Prize Package #2: IAFF Award

18″x18″, 10lbs, 4-layered regular and stainless steel combination, finishing preserves original character of the steel, bottom plaque and department information will be customized to represent winners information. (IAFF approved) MUST BE AN IAFF MEMBER TO WIN THIS PRIZE.

product-images-01About Brand My Fire

The fire service has always been one of the most honored professions (…and if you’re like most firefighters you want to show your pride!)The problem is just about anything you buy to display your life’s work is outdated and clunky – in other words, junk. After seeing the same old generic product over and over, Colorado Firefighter & metal artist Jason Vilhauer set out to raise the standard.In 2012 Brand My Fire created its first custom piece of metal art and since then has proudly made various products for departments across the nation.All Brand My Fire products are completely customized, American made and built by hand.Whether you have a fellow brother retiring, an award ceremony, academy graduation, or just want something to display what your department is all about … Jason Vilhauer can work with you to create something you’re not only proud of, but something you will show off for years to come.


Emergency Equipment Sales & Service, LLC

EES_RWB_LOGO$200 Gift Certificate to EES LLC

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Emergency Equipment Sales LLC is giving away a $200 gift card.

Emergency Equipment Sales LLC is a firefighter owned and firefighter focused supplier of fire and EMS equipment.  We are proud to participate in the 12 Days of Christmas, and this year we are offering a $200.00 gift certificate for use with us.  EES is a vendor for almost ALL the major manufactures in the field, Code 3, Dragon Fire, InnoTex Firefighter Protective Gear, Fat Ivan, and many more.  This gift certificate will be valid until March 31, 2015.

America’s Female Firefighters, Inc.

AFFF2015 Calendar (12 being given away)

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America’s Female Firefighters, Inc. is giving away 12 Calendars.

Female firefighters who volunteer their time and efforts to the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Florida corporation are committed to ensuring the wellbeing of burn victims.

This is accomplished through efforts outside the firehouse in time spent counseling survivors at various camps across the United States, and in the creation of a yearly

calendar portraying strong, healthy female firefighters to benefit the survivors who shows the strengths of a true hero.

From the sale of these calendars, AFF disbursements have totaled $411,419.88 (as of February 1, 2014).

“Making a Difference One Calendar At A Time”

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