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PROXIMITY 14'' Pull-On

Say goodbye to heavy, stiff, rubber boots forever. Globe PROXIMITY (patent pending) is the world's first leather proximity boot. It's remarkably flexible with the same cushioned and contoured sole, athletic footwear construction, and custom fit system as our original SUPREME™ structural boots. Meeting the radiant heat requirements of Proximity as well as the Structural requirements of NFPA 1971, PROXIMITY can be the one boot you wear for all your calls.

Size Range:

  • Men's: 5-16 (full and half sizes) and 17 (full size only) in Narrow, Medium, Wide, and X-Wide widths. Wide calf model available in all sizes.
  • Women's: 5-12 (full and half sizes) in Narrow, Medium, Wide, and X-Wide widths. Wide calf model available in all sizes.

NFPA 1971 (Proximity Fire Fighting and Structural Fire Fighting) and NFPA 1992 (Liquid Splash) compliant. Berry compliant.


Proximity 14
  • 1. Flame Resistant, Waterproof Heavy Duty Leather

    Specially softened tumbled leather in high flex areas to move with you.

  • 2. Enhanced ePTFE Barrier Bootie

    A full-height bootie liner made from a package of Omaha lining fabric, 300g insulation, and enhanced ePTFE barrier to provide liquid and chemical protection.

  • 3. 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material

    For added visibility.

  • 4. Heelport Internal Fit System

    Holds your heel securely so it won’t slip while cushioning your ankle.

  • 5. Molded Heel Counter

    Individually molded to fit each size perfectly.

  • 6. Composite Shank

    Lighter than steel, doesn’t transmit heat or cold, springs back to shape better.

  • 7. Composite Puncture Protection

    Far more flexible than a steel plate and doesn’t transmit heat or cold. Exceeds NFPA standards.

  • 8. Vibram® Contoured Cup Outsole

    Molded outsole wraps onto the leather upper for athletic shoe performance. Flame, abrasion, oil, acid and slip-resistant compound engineered for high-traction and durability even during prolonged exposure to extremes of heat and cold.

  • 9. Slip Resistant Tread

    Siping – thin slits cut into flat areas across the sole – open up when flexed to provide additional traction on water and ice. Self-cleaning lugs and omni-direction tread pattern designed for superior performance in all terrains and when working on ladders.

  • 10. Pull-Straps

    Flexible NOMEX® webbing pull-straps reinforced with leather slide easily under turnout pants and are kind to your legs.

  • 11. KEVLAR® Blend Protective Shield

    Protects the CROSSTECH® moisture barrier, provides cut resistance, and adds thermal protection.

  • 12. 3D Molded, padded Shin Guard

    Provides extra protection when you are working on a ladder.

  • 13. Aluminized PBI® Fabric

    An added layer between the leather shell and the KEVLAR® blend fiber batting provides additional radiant and conductive heat protection to meet the higher thermal requirements for proximity firefighting.

  • 14. Composite Safety Toe Cap

    Lighter than steel, doesn’t transmit heat or cold, and exceeds NFPA standards for safety.

  • 15. Vibram® Pro Tania Toe Bumper

    For abrasion resistance when crawling. Cemented and 2-needle stitched to the vamp.

  • 16. 3D Molded Removable Footbed

    Contoured to cradle and cushion the bottom of your foot and to provide arch support. Moisture wicking and anti-microbial fabric top layer.

  • 17. Composite Lasting Board

    Lasted to boot uppers with a built-in flex zone in the forefoot and a torsionally stable heel. Works together with the footbed to conform to your foot’s shape.

  • 18. Athletic Footwear Construction

    2-part cross-linking adhesive bonds outsoles and the upper. Without stiff welts and ribbed mid-soles, this attachment process is far more flexible.

  • Custom Fit System

    A second, thicker removable footbed is provided for a snugger fit or when wearing with lighter socks.


    Call customer service for details: 1-800-232-8323


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