About Us

Key Fire Hose, now a division of KFH Industries, was established in 1988 in Miami, Florida by Charles Genthner. Charlie began with 16 looms purchased from Europe and transformed Key Fire Hose into the largest manufacturer of hose and related products in the world.


In 2010, Key Fire Hose completed a relocation, which began in 2005, from Miami, Florida to Dothan, Alabama. This relocation allowed Key Fire Hose to double its manufacturing space, streamline efficiencies, and increase stock of raw materials and finished goods while conforming to ISO style quality control standards.

Key specializes in the design and manufacture of hose related to the following industries: Municipal fire fighting, Industrial, Military, Marine, Mining, Agricultural, Irrigation, and Forestry applications. Key produces hose to meet NFPA, UL, MSHA, FM, FDA, and MIL-H-24606 standards.

Fire Hose manufactured by Key designed to meet military specifications and USDA forestry standards have successfully passed first article testing standards set forth by the United States Federal Government.

Key Fire Hose distribution network ensures "Customer First Satisfaction." With over 300 distributors reaching more than 70 different countries worldwide, access to Key Fire Hose is as easy as a click away.


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Our Warranty Program


All Key fire hose have a guaranteed service life from one year up to ten years, depending on the product. Barring mistreatment or accidental damage, such as would render the hose unfit for service.

See specifications under Products.

All hose shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship for the full warranty life.

All Key fire hose is 100% immune to mildew or rotting.

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