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Portland Fire & Rescue receive new uniforms

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(Courtesy: Portland Fire & Rescue) (Courtesy: Portland Fire & Rescue)

Portland Fire & Rescue firefighters have received new uniforms that will provide enhanced safety and greater durability.

PF&R debuted the uniforms on Monday. They are replacing a uniform standard that have been in place for more than three decades.

The new uniforms will consist of black pants and a black button up shirt.

PF&R said the new uniforms are made of Nomex, a material that provides a greater fire resistance and will give firefighters a higher degree of safety while they work.

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