Crafted, shaped, stitched and trimmed by hand.
New game-changing jet-style. Integrated technology.
The right combination of durability and performance.
Lower profile design. Compact size to support EMS.
Multi-purpose for Technical Rescue with modular, “click-in” accessories.
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Made to Fit Your Needs
Removable and Washable Soft Goods
Now, every MSA Cairns Fire Helmet offers only removable, washable soft goods, making it easier for firefighters to comply with cancer prevention directives, like those recommended by the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN).
New Removable Chinstraps
Starting January 1, 2020, MSA Cairns will offer removable, replaceable, and washable chinstraps on ALL MSA Cairns Fire Helmets. The new removeable chinstraps maintain alignment with cancer prevention directives recommended by the Firefghter Cancer Support Network (FCSN).
Eye Protection Options
NFPA-compliant products for face and eye protection, such as the NFPA Compliant Bourkes, Defender® Visor, and Cairns Firefighter Goggles, continue to safeguard first responders.
More Options for Cairns Leather Helmets
The Bronx Bend
The Boston Bend
The Bronx Bend and Boston Bend are available on both the MSA Cairns N5A New Yorker Leather Fire Helmet (OSHA compliant) and the N6A Houston Leather Fire Helmet (NFPA 1971 compliant). #realleatherhelmets
MSA CAIRNS STOCK-ORDER-SHIP (SOS) PROGRAM
MSA offers the most popular Cairns products on our Stock-Order-Ship (SOS) Program. Same day shipping applies to SOS-designated products if the order is entered by 2:30 pm (EST) and are shipped from MSA's warehouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Look for the SOS symbol for designated products, both online and in the MSA Fire Service product catalogs.
Learn how Cairns Helmets have developed over the years and read stories from other Cairns users.
When you purchase an MSA Cairns Fire Helmet, not only do you receive a durable product, but also a 10-year lifetime warranty that the product will be free from defects in materials and/or faulty workmanship.1
Source: 1 10-year warranty applies only to MSA Cairns helmets manufactured on or after January 1, 2015. For details on MSA Cairns Fire Helmet 10-Year Warranty, please see MSAFire.com.
More MSA Cairns Information
Shell Release System and More Great Reasons to Choose MSA Cairns® Helmets
We’ve been proudly manufacturing fire helmets since 1836. And to this day when it comes to head protection, more first responders trust MSA Cairns brand fire helmets than any other.
5 Eye Protection Options To Shield from Fireground Debris
We all know firegrounds are dangerous places — often creating a risk to firefighters’ eyes and faces. Eye protection is a component of NFPA-compliant helmets — either a goggle or face shield should be attached to structural helmets. Here are several different options to consider.
Why MSA Cairns® Is The Right Choice For You
Your fire helmet should be manufactured with a safety-first approach and engineered to provide the highest level of protection. When choosing a Fire or Rescue helmet, it’s important to understand and take into account all of the key features that a helmet should provide.