Gear Blaze Defense Systems First Response Kit Recoil Staff March 20, 2016 Join the Conversation Blaze Defense System is a company that offers unique fire suppression, medical, rescue, armor and other products worldwide (you may recall the name Coldfire). They tell us they are always on the lookout to find solutions for a wide variety of emergency situations. They wanted to tell us a bit about their first response kit, and after we checked it out we figured you'd want to read about it too — it addresses some things we hadn't really thought of before, like the clothing and debris fires after the bombing in Boston. Here's what they have to say about the kit. The First Response KIT is ideal for an individual to carry on their person in the event a quick response is needed for hemorrhage control or immediate casualty care of various means. The kit can attach to MOLLE horizontal or vertically, has a snap clasp with hook and loop and the inside pouch can be torn away and dispersed as necessary for mobility purposes and ease of use. In today's time, we all must think outside of the box when being proactive. The thought of combining a fire suppression tool in an IFAK would seem very strange years back! A unique tool, that would render a small amount of fire suppression capability, rapid cooling to hot surfaces and positive preservation of the burn, seemed like just the answer to the custom IFAK units we make up at Blaze Defense Systems in Pelham, Alabama. During the Boston City bombing a few years back, smoldering clothing and severed limbs were scattered across the sidewalks in a catastrophic mass casualty nightmare for first responders to arrive upon. Instances such as this particular incident and others, makes thinking outside the box a must! Standard Kit Features: Dimensions: 2.5″ Deep x 5.5″ High x 7.5″ Wide Colors: OD Green, Tan, Black, Multicam, Red Contents (1) CAT or SOFT Tourniquet (Your Choice) (1) Celox Hemostatic Gauze or Nustat Tactical Hemostatic Dressing (1) Trauma Dressing Flat 4″ (1) 6 1/4″ Trauma Shears (1) Pair of Gloves (1) Twin Pair of Hyfin Chest Seal (1) 4×4 Burn Wrap (1) Micro Fire Suppression Device to Cool Down Hot Surfaces or Small Spot Fires (1) Rip-Away Style Carrier Platform w/ Buckle **OPTIONAL DECOMPRESSION NEEDLE ADD ON ITEM** **OPTIONAL Nasopharyngeal Airway with Lubricant Add on Item* Here's some additional information about some of what BDS makes. If you want to learn more about Blaze Defense Systems you can find them on the web right here. They tell us they are currently offering free shipping on orders over $145US. You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter @coldfiredefense. BDS is operated by Blaising Fire & Water, Inc. Explore RECOILweb:AR vs. Shotgun for home defense. Again. (2 of 2)Nikon Becomes Title Sponsor of the National Rifle LeagueHow Do I Watch RECOILtv?Now Shipping: DPx Gear's Newest EDC Knife NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.