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Firefighter / Turnout Gear Dryers & Other PPE Dryers

NFPA-friendly non-tumble style dryers for all First Responders PPE


No one knows the importance of safety like the men and women who have chosen careers in public safety. Williams Direct Dryers has made it our mission to honor your commitment to your community with a promise of our own: we will always develop the safest, most effective turnout / fire gear dryers possible to help care for the equipment that takes care of you.


Our non-tumble style gear dryers are NFPA-friendly with stainless hardware built into the toughest dryer ever. Each unit is built with durable components and is designed to last even through frequent use. Perhaps this is why many fire departments across the globe have chosen to install our gear dryers to care for their equipment.

View the Williams Direct Dryers line of Fire Gear Dryers.

Our innovative drying system comes with unmatched benefits:

Maintain thermal stability of PPE

Increase usable life of turnout gear

Helps remove 99.95 % of bacteria from gear when dried between use

Helps eliminate mildew growth and odor

Our dryers offer the best and safest drying option for all your PPE. Switch between NFPA compliant warm, high volume air or ambient temperature high volume air drying with the flick of a switch. Learn more about our energy management systems.

Your Partners Since 1989

Williams Direct Dryers is your partner in equipment maintenance and protection. We manufacture over 50 different styles of turnout and fire gear dryers, so you can choose the size and style that best fits your needs. We can even accommodate custom orders to ensure that you get exactly the right dryer for you and your crew. We stand behind our dryers and support our customers. Whatever you need, you can be confident that our team will assist you. We live by our motto: “If you can wear it… we can dry it!”

Don’t wait to take control of your team’s health. Our dryers offer better drying options, which reduces contamination from common pollutants like dust and ash. Switch between warmed air and ambient drying with the flick of a switch to accommodate delicate items like masks or turnout gear with thermal protection.

Client Testimonials

Read what customers have been saying about our products

Richard Oakes, Chief of Department

Vinton FD (VA)

The drying time and safety you have given us is perfect. No doubt we made the right choice in purchasing your dryer.

Frank Babinec, Chief

Coral Springs Fire Rescue (FL)

Better than expected performance. This dryer beats every other dryer on the market. Hands down! Great product, great service.

Dan Contini, Chief

Palmer Emergency Service, AK

Our second dryer is working as well as the first and our gear is washed more often because of the quickness of the drying process. Looking to purchase our 3rd dryer.

Al Hird, Captain

Calgary Fire Dpt, AB

I have used the gear dryer on several occasions for gear that is just “wet” to stuff that is really soaked. The best results come when the liner and shell are separated, of course; otherwise it takes about 4-6 hours for really soaked gear and less for “wet”. Boots and gloves take a lot less. …

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Ken Freiburger, Chief

Walkerton Fire Dpt, ON

This unit is doing a fantastic drying job. The gear feels like it was naturally dried which leaves it soft and plyable. After our washing and drying you would think the gear was new right out of the bag.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • 5 Reasons You Should Use Firefighter Gear Dryers for Improved Health and Safety Standards
    Firefighters should consider using efficient and reliable turnout gear dryers from us at Williams Direct Dryers to help improve their overall health and safety. Firefighters face countless challenges and risks every day while protecting their communities. One often overlooked aspect of their safety is the proper care and maintenance of their turnout gear. Fortunately, our …

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  • The Evolution of Firefighter Gear Dryers: An Essential Component for Safety
    At Williams Direct Dryers, our team and firefighter gear dryers have played a vital role in changing the way turnout gear is dried and cared for. When it comes to firefighting, the safety of the brave men and women who battle flames and save lives is paramount. One critical aspect of ensuring their overall safety …

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  • Pairing Fire Gear Washing Machines with Top-Quality Firefighter Gear Dryers From Williams Direct Dryers
    At Williams Direct Dryers, our team provides world-class firefighter gear dryers, which are ideal for pairing with a fire gear washing machine – also known as an extractor. In the high-stakes world of firefighting, personal protective equipment (PPE) is the first line of defense, helping to protect firefighters from potentially life-threatening conditions. While the significance …

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