Repair & Alterations
Repairs & Alterations Details
Highly Skilled & Experienced Seamstresses
Based in Austin since 2001, Fuego Fire Center is simply the best for any turnout gear repairs and/or alterations. The seamstresses and inspectors for Fuego Fire Center are highly skilled and average more than ten years of experience. Knowing the vital importance of reliability, we are NFPA1851 certified annually by UL, Underwriters Laboratories, the recognized world leader in product safety and service safety testing and certification. When you marry the experience of our seamstresses with the verification of UL you have the best in service in the USA.
By partnering with us you will save thousands of dollars as you keep your gear in safe serviceable condition while significantly reducing PPE replacement costs. Our seasoned ISP verified seamstresses can let out or take in up to 4" on every part of turnout gear, chest, waist, sleeves, hems, hips and more and we charge per part altered for our work. Send turnout coat or pants from anywhere in the USA and let us help you get that great fit you always desired.
As for turnaround times, Fuego Fire Center has built its reputation on providing superior quality and our best in class service by eliminating the lengthy turnaround times for gear through our walk-in, mail-in services while pioneering the “Consecutive Shift to Shift” offering for jobs with orders for more than nine sets of gear. Please see our Four Methods of Service Delivery for Details.
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More Than Repair & Alterations Services
Fuego Fire Center also offers NFPA Advanced Cleaning & Inspection Services providing fire departments a state-of-the-art advanced inspection, cleaning and repairs experience that meets all the state requirements to help protect firefighters from future health risks while also lowering replacement rates and associated costs.
We offer our Specialized Cleaning & Decontamination Services when standard cleaning cannot render gear clean enough to reenter service. Our proprietary formula can handle the toughest decontamination cleaning jobs caused by fuels, tar, oils, paint, resins and other harmful contaminates.
The Four Service Models for Gear Delivery
We take a different approach, for quicker, faster turn arounds
Our customers’ needs are our top priority. After years of experience and careful listening, we have launched four approaches to provide the best in class service by eliminating unnecessary steps, cost and the lengthy turnaround times for gear. We hope you agree, and it keeps you coming back.
Within two hours of our Austin service location (including San Antonio) we provide a local pick-up and delivery service for cleaning, inspection and repair (minimum of 10 sets). This service is particularly popular with the 48/96 shift departments which are widespread in this area.
Most common approach for our clients across the nation, volunteer fire departments and smaller orders. Our customers ship us the gear and we return it once the services are complete. Simply fill out and print the form and send us your gear. Alternatively, email us in the form and we can provide you a FedEx/UPS shipping label, box it up and send it in.
Our newest delivery offering for Dallas and Houston. We offer a weekly long-distance service for Dallas (Monday to Thursday) and Houston (Tuesday to Friday) for a minimum of 10 sets. Stay tuned... more cities to come!