A repurposed pre-War Charleston Fire Department firefighting uniform. It consists of a black coat with white and blue bands on the sleeves and bottom, held closed by three belts across the waist. There is a Responders emblem is on the right coat sleeve. The helmet is a white firefighter's helmet with a full-face gas mask that's not visible until worn.
The Responder fireman uniform and helmet are only awarded as part of quest or events and are not purchasable from vendors nor able to be found at world spawns. One piece of the set has a chance to be awarded in the following locations:
- 0.65% chance to be rewarded from Final Departure and Strength in Numbers.
- 0.033% chance to be rewarded from the following dailies or events in the Forest:
- 0.017% chance to be rewarded from the following dailies or events in the Toxic Valley or for the Enclave:
- An even lower chance to be awarded from horde events and Hunter/Hunted in any region as well as Mission: Countdown, Powering Up Monongah, Powering Up Poseidon, Powering Up Thunder Mountain, Radiation Rumble, and Riding Shotgun.
The Responder fireman helmet used to give a -2 Perception penalty.[clarification needed]