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LION by Thorogood 14" Oblique Toe Structural Boot, NFPA



Top performing components all you to stand firm in the face of danger

A traditional bunker boot featuring the Vibram® Fire sole with chiseled edge lugs tread pattern – only available on LION by Thorogood boots. Steel triple ladder shank provides superior arch support. Heat-resisting Kevlar® thread, triple row toe stitching, sealed seams and Goodyear Storm Welt construction will keep your feet comfortable and protected for years.
  • Stedair® Waterproof Barrier is Blood-Borne Pathogen Compliant
  • Exclusive Vibram® FIRE Sole with Chiseled Edge Lugs
  • Composite Safety Toe
  • Black Combat Superknit and 4 oz. Thermal Barrier
Key Features:
  • Black Boulder Waterproof, Flame, and Cut-Resisting Leather Upper
  • Exclusive Vibram® FIRE Sole with Chiseled Edge Lugs
  • Scuff-Resisting Vibram® Rubber Toe
  • Stedair® Waterproof Barrier is Blood-Borne Pathogen Compliant - ASTM F 1671
  • Black Combat Superknit and 4 oz. Thermal Barrier
  • Soft, Flexible Top Facing
  • Built In Shin Guard
  • Heat-Resisting Kevlar® Thread
  • Goodyear Storm Welt Construction
  • Tip Stitching for Extra Secure Sole Attachment
  • Triple Row Toe Stitching and Sealed Seams
  • Thermo Formed Counter
  • Steel Triple Ladder Shank
  • Fully Comfort Weave Lined
  • Oblique Tempered Composite Safety Toe Exceeds ASTM F 2413-11 M/I/75/C/75 Rating
  • Toe Cap Padding for Greater Comfort
  • Polyurethane Removable Contoured Cushion Insole on Flexible Double Rubber
  • Flexible Non-Metallic Puncture-Resisting Textile Insole Material
Black Combat Superknit and 4 Oz. Thermal Barrier provide another layer of protection. Flexible non-metallic puncture-resisting textile insole material, a tempered steel safety toe and toe cap padding work together for greater foot comfort. The Comfort Weave Lining wicks away moisture for drier, cooler, healthier feet.
LION by Thorogood® Vibram® FIRE sole incorporates compounds that are oil, heat, and slip-resisting even on icy surfaces and non-marking on indoor surfaces. The scuff-resisting Vibram® rubber toe delivers 40% better abrasion resistance.

Ratings for LION by Thorogood's Exclusive Vibram® FIRE Sole:
  • Abrasion Resistance: A
  • Oil Resistance: A
  • Heat Resistance: A
  • Chip Resistance: A
  • Slip Resistance: A
The lining is a StedAir® PTFE waterproof barrier that is blood-borne pathogen compliant. It is a permanently secured bootie that it will not shift or move. Stedair’s footwear liner system provides durable, breathable protection without compromising comfort.
  • Perspiration Management
  • Dependably Waterproof
  • Protection from blood, body fluids and NFPA common chemicals
  • Excellent thermal protection
  • Outstanding comfort
  • Easy care and decontamination
  • Meets the requirements of NFPA 1971-2013 Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting, Current Edition
  • NFPA 1500, Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
  • Compliant with ASTM F 1671, Standard Test Method for Blood-Borne Pathogen Penetration Resistance of Materials used in Protective Clothing
  • ASTM M 2413-11 M I/75 C/75 PR
  • Electric Hazard Rated
  • Tested for and meets CAN/CSA-Z195-M92 Electric Shock Resistance.

Ratings & Reviews

3 reviews

Worth the money!


Comfortable for all aspects of structural firefighting



the first day i had these boot i wore them for 14 hours at a training burn and was blown away. a little stiff fresh out the box but thats ok. i felt no sliding of my foot in the boot nor any pinch points. great boot. i work in vermont and i tends to get very cold and they do great in the cold and not to bad in the summer too. i like the simple black with no stupid reflective stuff. good job



DO NOT BUY! I am NOFD and have had these boots for 2 years, they fill with water already! Thorogood customer service is even worse. 1 year warranty, DO NOT BUY!


"I have a pair of these..11 1/2 foot slides in them alittle more that I would like..I use 11 1/2 in nike just wondering if I would be better suited to a 11W?"

Here's another thought, your Nike's are not a W width are they, why not give a pair of 11.5 M width boots a thought before you go to a size smaller?

"I have a pair of these..11 1/2 foot slides in them alittle more that I would like..I use 11 1/2 in nike just wondering if I would be better suited to a 11W?"

Well because I wear all different sizes depending on Red Wing station boots are 10W...I've put on a pair of black diamond 10M in regular rubber structure boots and they fit a little too snug..I would just hate to order a pair and not have them fit right..

"Is there any warranty on the leather of these boots?"

AJ, All leather Thorogood NFPA products manufactured by Weinbrenner Shoe company, or it's authorized distributors are guaranteed to be free of any manufacturing or material defects for a period of 1 year from date of purchase, with the exception of the sole which will be warranted for the useable life of the boot. (Normal sole wear is not considered a defect.) Note; you must activate your warranty at

"I wear a 10.5 e2 redwing work boot and would like to know what size boot I should go with? redwings seem to run smaller in the width because I don't have really wide feet."

1st thing, we have been recommending over the years that FF wear a wide boot to help make a better fit with a heavier sock than you would normal wear in a athletic shoe/sneaker (nike). if you just wear a normal sock day in and day out, stay with your normal shoe size and width. If you are happy with a size 10.5 M than go for it, to get a smaller width you will need to down size 1 size.

"I have the round toe version of these boots in 8.5 M. They where very tight at first 8 years ago but slide on much easier after being worn so much. I'd like to try the oblique toe boots and was thinking of going up in size to a 9 W. I wear a 9-9.5 athletic shoe and my 8.5 bunker boots are still tight after all these years. What do u recommend?"

Were not going to recommend anything. The boot manufacturers have been building their boots as close as they can to the same sizing as your athletic shoe sizing as they possibly can, with out a lot of complaints coming back. You have to wear them, so it's your choice.

"I have 2 questions: Can I also buy these boots in Europe or do you also ship products there? And width idicates foot or calf width?"

For international orders please use international checkout. The width is foot width.

"how does this boot compare in weight to the Globe brand?"

Globe is a lighter boot.