|Primary use||Structural fire|
|Product type||Factory firsts|
|Certification||NFPA 1971, NFPA 1992, ASTM F 2413, CAN/CSA-Z195|
|Technologies||(SL) Secura Liner, Protective Sole, Composite Toe Cap, (HD) High Durability Cap, (MSL) Micro Soft Light, (AF) Ankle Flex, Climate, (WI) Water Ice Grip, Ankle Protector, (ES) Easy Slip Out, (ID) Identification, Sun Reflect, CROSSTECH®, Classified UL, Classified UL Canada, Electric Hazard Resistance|
|Upper material||Smooth leather|
|Sole||FIRE 01 Sole|
|Shank||Steel ladder shank|
|Safety toe||Composite toe|
|Boot height in inches||13 inches|
The nature of your job as a firefighter can entail unforeseen physical challenges, from climbing multiple flights of stairs in full turnout gear, dragging a victim to safety, or dragging heavy hose. You need gear that will handle any situation, providing much needed protection, but also giving you the support and agility you need to safely accomplish the task at hand. The HAIX® Fire Hero Xtreme, our most popular firefighting boot, will do that and more.
Extremely Slip Resistant with Polyurethane Foam Soles
It’s highly slip resistant sole allows you to get into the action even if it's on water, ice, or snow. Together with the honeycomb tread pattern and yellow suction cups, the boots offer excellent traction on slick and wet surfaces.
Climbing up ladder rungs can be the norm during fire operations and with ladder bar treads in the joint area, you can focus better on the emergency knowing your boots have added stability. The polyurethane foam is injected into the sole cavity, offers shock absorption and phenomenal heat and cold insulation. Because as a firefighter, you never know where you're going to be and how bad the situation will be.
And because the HAIX® Fire Hero Xtreme sole is self-cleaning, oil and fuel resistant, and non-chalky it requires minimal maintenance. The added benefit of a built in boot jack at the back, makes getting your boots off as easy as 1-2-3.
Ankle Flex System for Feet and Ankle Support
The HAIX® Ankle Flex System, and the interior elastic components, offers a snug fit that will support your feet and ankles, so you don’t have to worry about twisting your ankle when running or jumping off the fire truck. The integrated flex zones that surround the ankle ensures you have flexibility and freedom of movement when kneeling or driving. The Ankle Flex System enables the boot to adjust to different foot, ankle, and heel shapes for a more custom fit. The added Ankle Protector helps to prevent ankle injuries from sudden blows.
CROSSTECH® and Secura Liner® Protected
HAIX® Fire Hero Xtreme is European made and built with only quality European leather and unique HAIX® features. And with its CROSSTECH® inner liner you not only get a boot that's waterproof, but you get added protection from chemicals and bloodborne pathogens.
Our unique Secura Liner® feature will make sure you won't have the "liner pull out" you can experience with other fire boots. Nothing more frustrating than having your boot liner come out with your foot every time you take your boots off.
HAIX Climate System and HAIX Sun Reflect Leather
The HAIX® Climate System that comes with the Fire Hero Xtreme ensures that your feet stay at a comfortable temperature no matter what. It keeps feet cooler during warmer temperatures and warmer during colder temperatures. Don't worry about having to stand in the hot sun all day either. The HAIX® Sun Reflect leather protects the boot by reflecting direct sunlight so your feet don't get too hot even on the hottest of days.
Comfortable Bootstraps and Padded Shin
The larger bootstraps are strategically placed below the topline of the Fire Hero Xtreme boot in order to protect the calf from the rubbing you can experience with other manufacturer’s longer bootstraps. And with its padded shin protection, you can lean on ladder rungs all day long and barrel through low obstacles without any worry of injury.
NFPA certified for structural firefighting, HAIX® Fire Hero Xtreme is the cream of the crop in fire boots; often imitated, but never duplicated.
- Engineered in Germany
- Secura Liner® – will never wrinkle up or pull out over time
- HAIX® Sun Reflect leather helps keep feet cooler in direct sunlight
- HAIX® MSL System (Micro Soft Light) PU foam is injected throughout the sole for greater shock absorption and cold/heat insulation
- HAIX® Climate System keeps your feet temperature regulated and more comfortable
- HAIX® Ankle Flex System stabilizes the foot with a flexible insert in the shaft/instep area to fit like a lace up boot
- Carbon protective toe cap
- Exterior profiled rubber toe cap for added abrasion resistance when crawling
- Steel puncture protective sole
- Ladder shank for extra support on ladder rungs
- HAIX® ES Out System offers a special heel edge for easier boot removal
- Padded shin protection
- Larger boot straps placed below the topline so as not to rub the calf
- Waterproof/breathable with CROSSTECH®
- Increased chemical protection and bloodborne pathogen resistance
- Slip resistant and highly heat resistant water ice grip rubber sole
Excellent feeling boot, I wasn't sure how I'd like the length but it's great, has no problem keeping the pull up loops above the turnout pants. Fits like a sneaker with great support. I typically wear a 10.5 in Nike and 11 in Adidas and the size 10 fits well for me.
Best fire boots
I have had thorogoods, and globe leather boots. The career department issued these. I have had them for year and found them to be more comfortable and fitting than any of the others. Because of this positive experience I bought a pair to use on the department that I’m part time on. I would recommend these over any previous boots I have owned.
Leather boots have come a LONG way throughout the years
I got these boots in February 2018, and all I can say is these fit and feel like a pair of sneakers. I remember my first pair of leather bunker boots back in the late 90s; and yes, they did fit better than the old rubber boots, but they still felt like rubber boots. I would of NEVER attempted to drive a vehicle in those boots. The Fie Eagles, I am more than confident in driving the engine or ladder truck while wearing these. Thanks for an awesome product!
Excellent on a job
Got these on the advice of a smoke jumper while at an event out in the desert.
What a find! These fit like a glove, grip great when the floors are flooded and things get slick and they are much lighter than my previous boots.
Check the station boots too...very comfortable for all day wear (which here in Chicago can mean all night too).
Thank you for taking the time to review the Fire Hero Xtreme. We are happy that you like the fit and feel of these boots and that they have served you well on the job. We appreciate your recommendation and your loyalty to the HAIX brand. Stay safe out there!
Fire Hero Boots
I started out with a pair of Haix station boots and I loved them. My structural boots, Pro's, that I had been using for the last 5 years were really beat up and were not going to pass the annual PPE inspection through our Safety Office. Coincidentally, I had attended FDIC in 2010 and intended to replace by boots with some new Pro's. By chance, I saw the Haix booth and the new boot they were launching, the Fire Hero. I took a look, one of the rep's fit me with a pair, I compared them to the other boots they had on display and then bought the Fire Hero's right there. I have been using them for about 10 months now and they are great. They are lighter, fit more true and have been a great investment because: sore feet, legs and backs...suck. They are the best structural boot I have worn.
These are the most comfortable boots I have ever owned!
I purchased my Haix boots at Ems Confrence Austin in Nov 2010. I will be purchasing a pair of fire boots this year. These are the most comfortable boots I have ever owned!! I love my Haix and will never buy anything other than Haix.
- Karen R