Shipman's Fire Equipment Co. Inc
Shipman's Fire Equipment Co., Inc.
Shipman's Fire Equipment Co., Inc., serving municipal and volunteer fire departments, businesses, and industries
in Connecticut, Rhode
Island, and southern Massachusetts, has been in existence for over fifty years.
Firefighting Equipment
PersonalProtective Clothing

Coats & Pants, Helmets, Gloves, Boots, Hoods

With the exception of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus no other fire fighting equipment is more personal to the individual than the protective clothing they wear.

Shipman is proud to represent the Globe Manufacturing Company's family of brands, which includes; Cairns Protective Clothing, Globe Firefighter Suits (1), Globe Lifeline EMS, and Globe FootGear. Globe is the largest and must trusted manufacturer of structural firesuits in the world and manufactures premium performance personal protective equipment for first responders.

Rounding out our PPE ensembles are MSA/Cairns Fire Helmets, Shelby Gloves, Firefighter Gloves, Majestic Hoods and gear bags. Specialized garments are also available for Fire Police, Security, and Law Enforcement.

CairnsProtective Clothing

Performance Through Design

Cairns Protective Clothing is now a part of the Globe family of brands, having been acquired by Globe in 1994. Recognized for being in the forefront of innovation Cairns offers three styles of turnout gear; REAXTION™, RS-1™ and AEGIS™ each with its own unique features and benefits. When called into action, you need to fight the fire not your gear. Tha's why Cairns REAXTION™ is packed with new and improved features that provide even more mobility and protection and has quickly become our top seller. With a lower, customer-favorite COLLARBREAK™ collar, innovative YOCCO™ Drag Rescue Device, and optional SILIZONE™ foam knees, REAXTION™ puts it all together. Because when it comes to fighting fires, every action requires REAXTION™.

Full Jacket CollarbreakCollarbreakCollarbreak Axtion Sleeve Free Hanging Throat Tab Contoured Sleeves New High Temp Polymer Zipper Cuff Reinforcement Cargo / Handwarmer Pockets Trimtrax Threat Protection System IH Pants
Cairns Reaxtion Jacket Cairns IH Pants


GlobeFirefighter Suits

Turning Out The World's Best

Globe offers three styles of turnout gear; G-XTREME™, GX-7™, and TRADITIONAL™. (1) Sales of Globe Firefighter Suits is limited to Connecticut.

G-Xtreme Full Jacket Fre Hanging Throat Tab Contoured Collar Contoured Sleeves Axtion Sleeve New High Temp Polymer Zipper Breathable Front Closure System Cargo/Handwarmer Pockets GX-7 Pants Expansion Knees Thermally Enhanced Knees Reverse Boot Cut Exclusive Diamond Crotch Gusset Exclusive Independent Waistband Easy Adjust Take-Up Straps Expansion Pockets Double-Stitched Seams