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8 Best Firefighter Pocket Tools

There are a lot of things that firefighters need but we asked several of them for the best firefighters pocket tools. There is no more need to worry about what to get to a close friend or a boyfriend. If he or she is a firefighter then these are the perfect gift for him or her. In case you are a firefighter, you might want to get them all for yourself. Here it is, to the firefighters.

8 must-have firefighter pocket tools

1. Channel Lock Pliers

Channel Lock Pliers

1. We start off with one of the best firefighter pocket tools. Channel Lock Pliers, a joint set with three different dimensions with an undercut tongue and groove design that won’t slip. The patented reinforcing edge minimizes stress breakage. So whenever someone or something gets stuck, the Channel Lock Pliers are there to save the day.

2. Multi Purpose Pry Tool

Multi Purpose Pry Tool

2. The Multi-Purpose Pry Tool doesn’t need too many words. It is simple, it is used in every possible way and anytime you need it. What makes it one of our 8 Best Firefighter Pocket Tools is its lightweight and it is easy to carry. It also comes with a full metal blade and with a black protective cover.

3. Heavy Duty Webbing & Locking Carabiners

3. When you get one, you have to get the other. Heavy Duty Webbing & Locking Carabiners are one of the best firefighter multi tool. The heavy duty webbing comes in differ colors so even firefighters get a chance to be fashionable in their own way. It is durable made with quality nylon material that assures excellent resistance to abrasion, UV, mildew and most of chemicals. Tubular webbing is exceptionally excellent in holding knots so we can easily say that it is an easy knotting product. As for the Locking Carabiners, this product is certified for heavy duty. Thanks to its one hand operation you can easily use them as you are rock climbing. It is durable and rustproof, made of aircraft grade aluminum.

4. Tin Snips

Tin Snips

4. The Tin Snips, made from chrome vanadium steel with serrated edge blades and sanding finish are one of the best firefighter hand tools. This product is one of the products we call a multi-tasking tool. With the Tin Snips your firefighter can cut wire, cut long nails and aluminum. It also cuts stainless steel and iron. So enough wandering around shops. This is the best gift ever.

5. Tactical Flashlight

Tactical Flashlight

5. What is a firefighter without a flashlight? The Tactical Flashlight can easily light up an entire room or even focus objects that can be found up to 1000 feet away. It is ten times brighter than other flashlights. It is a compact product that can be used on duty, around the house, dog walking or even camping. It is also water resistant and built for rough handling. The Tactical Flashlight can survive a 10 foot drop or even being temporarily underwater. This makes it suitable for use in rain, snow or emergency situations.

6. Raptor Rescue Shears

Raptor Rescue Shears

6. With The Raptor Rescue Shears your friend firefighter is ready for everything. It is the perfect tool that helps you handle emergency situations lightly and easily. Even though equipped with six essential tools it is a simple product with safe access. It has pocket clips that ensure that it will never leave your side.

7. Folding Pocket Saw

Folding Pocket Saw

7. Here it is, the Folding Pocket Saw. Scary but practical. Thanks to its small size this blade would take up very little pocket or backpack. It is rust resistant and hard chrome plated with a taper ground blade and very large teeth. It has a clear plastic flip-lock carrying case where a belt clip is included.

8. 87 Tool

87 Tool

8. “It is probably the most used tool in my pockets. It consists of cable cutters, gas shut off, spanner wrench, and a flat end for a window punch.” It is not produced in the 87s but it is called the 87 Tool. It fits securely in bunker pockets which makes it one of the best firefighter hand tools. The hardened cutting edges shear easily through soft metal.  It is ideal for prying open windows and doors and also rescuing people that get stuck in cars. Its narrow jaw profile fits even in the tightest spots.

What helpful firefighter multi tools did we miss?

Are you or someone you know a firefighter? Which one is their favourite tool to use on duty? I am sure that you will find one tool that you like in this list. 

To recap, here’s our go-to list of the best firefighter pocket tools:

  1. Channel Lock Pliers
  2. Multi Purpose Pry Tool
  3. Heavy Duty Webbing & Locking Carabiners
  4. Tin Snips
  5. Tactical Flashlight
  6. Raptor Rescue Shears
  7. Folding Pocket Saw
  8. 87 Tool