Two items are worthy of discussion. The first is the continuing success of what I admiringly call a mom-and-pop fire truck manufacturer. The second is the concept of selling factory direct by choice. Atchison agreed to and gave several in-depth and candid interviews.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for July 2019.
A collection of recent fire apparatus deliveries for June 2019.
The Parshall (ND) Rural Fire Protection District had Midwest Fire build this pumper-tanker on a Freightliner M2 106 two-door chassis with a 106-inch BBC flat-roof aluminum cab and a copolymer polypropylene thermoplastic body and integral water tank.
Kanosh (UT) Fire Department, pumper-tanker. Freightliner 108SD cab and chassis; Cummins L9 400-hp engine; Hale MBP 750-gpm PTO pump; APR 2,000-gallon polypropylene tank.
The Lone Rock (WI) Fire District needed a new pumper and a new tanker to replace two 1982 rigs and decided to merge the functions into a single new pumper-tanker that could carry 3,000 gallons of water.
Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced that the company has hired Sai Rajkumar Vadla as a Manufacturing Engineer.
Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Joseph Juhl as a sales representative to their growing team.
Sugar Creek (OH) Fire Department, pumper-tanker. Kenworth T800 cab and chassis; Cummins ISX12 425-hp engine; Hale MBP 1,000-gpm PTO pump; APR polypropylene 3,000-gallon tank.
During a nearly three-day fire caused by re-flash, 58 fire departments from areas surrounding Northrop (MN) aided in combatting the fire by volunteering their apparatus and manpower. More than 20 of the responding departments used equipment from Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire).