Sunday, July 23, 2017
Christmas gift ideas for firefighters can be serious or fun. There are lots of trivial gifts that firefighters would find to be funny yet nice Christmas gift ideas for firefighters.
Nifty Nicky's Christmas gift ideas for firefighters...
At novelty shops or t-shirt shops you can find lots of humorous gifts for firefighters like t-shirts with funny, firefighting related saying on them. These are always good Christmas gift ideas for firefighters.
Gear or duffle bags or gear bags with the Maltese cross on them are very practical and useful Christmas gifts for firefighters. Padded suspenders are also usually appreciated.
Way back in the days of the Crusades the Maltese cross was used as a symbol in badges of honor given to the Christian warriors who faced fire from flaming torches and glass bombs that were used as a weapon of war.
The Maltese cross has since been used as a symbol to honor firefighters who lay down their lives to protect others. Thus, just about any gifts featuring the Maltese cross are thoughtful Christmas gifts for firefighters.
Some more super Christmas gift ideas for firefighters are collectibles. There are a number of companies that produce collectible fire trucks and things like clocks or figurines that represent memorable events in firefighting history.
There are many historic moments in firefighting history. Two recent events that come to mind right away are the Oklahoma City bombing and the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center.
There have been paintings, figurines and such made as tributes to firefighters responding to such catastrophic events along with other special collectible items that are great Christmas gifts for firefighters.
Did you know? Benjamin Franklin started the very first group of volunteer firefighters in the United States in the early 1700s.
Subscriptions to career related magazines are good Christmas gifts for firefighters. For instance, Firehouse Magazine publishes tributes to heroes, inspirational stories, safety tips and general information about the profession.