The “EDMONTON” coat was donated to firefighters in Ukraine by firefighters in Edmonton. An Edmonton-based nonprofit called Firefighter Aid Ukraine has donated several hundred sets of Edmonton turnout gear to Ukraine, plus hundreds of additional sets of turnout gear from other communities. The coat was first noticed on CNN when the news article went viral. Conspiracy theorist had a joy ride attacking CNN and making claims that are easily ruled out to be far fetch.
The organization that donated the coats was founded in 2015, known as Firefighter Aid Ukraine has supported Lviv firefighters for years prior to the war starting.