TenCate FIREBREAK 469™ is a tough fabric that has become part and parcel of the wildland firefighting landscape. This fabric is part of the uniform and an easily recognizable part of the ensemble that is so readily associated with wildland firefighting.

TenCate FIREBREAK 469™ is engineered for the optimum combination of thermal protection and durability while still providing unparalleled comfort. This rugged fabric stands up to the toughest terrain, long hours and hard labor of real-world wildland firefighting.

TenCate FIREBREAK 469™ recently received very high marks in wear-trial evaluation for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. This evaluation saw FIREBREAK 469™ lauded by Federal, State and Local Government fire departments. TenCate FIREBREAK 469™ is also strategically placed in the current CAL FIRE Wildland Garment System where increased levels of Radiant Protective Performance (RPP) are required.

TenCate FIREBREAK 469™ is the real deal for wildland firefighters

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Lighter weight outer shells mean less heat stress on the job. Getting in, getting the job and getting out are what matters. TenCate outer shells deliver the same great strength and protection but with less weight to slow you down

Tough jobs call for tough fabrics that stand up to the challenge. TenCate fabrics can take it. Engineered for maximum protection and comfort that never quits, these fabrics are built to last.

TenCate scientists take every step to make sure that these FR fabrics are the strongest they can be. Through innovative fiber blends and specialized weaves and construction, TenCate delivers fabrics that have the strength to get the tough jobs done.

Additional information

Nominal Weight

7.5 osy (255 gsm)


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Data Sheet

Click here to download the Firebreak 469 Data Sheet