OCALA, FL—E-ONE, a worldwide designer and manufacturer of fire trucks with more than 28,000 vehicles in operation around the world, is pleased to welcome Darch Fire as the new E-ONE dealership and service supplier in Ontario, Canada. Darch Fire has been servicing Ontario with apparatus and equipment since 1993, when they were founded by John Darch and Susan Miller. Recently, Darch Fire was acquired by the 1200 Degrees Group.
The combination of Darch Fire and 1200 Degrees in Ontario offers:
- 12,000-square-foot facility with 18 full-time employees.
- Five mobile service vehicles with three EVT technicians and 24-hour service.
- Three service bays.
- Services including annual pump testing, pump, foam system and valve repairs and maintenance, rebuilds and overhauls, electrical diagnostics and repair, equipment mounting, and emergency light and siren installations.
- Sales of aftermarket parts
Darch Fire is excited about carrying the E-ONE line of products in Ontario. “Susan and I are very excited to join the 1200º Group and be part of the growth of 1200º Group and E-ONE into Ontario,” says John Darch, Fire Truck Sales Manager for Darch Fire.
“By adding Darch Fire to the 1200º group, we become an indisputable force in the firefighting industry, providing the best fire trucks available, E-ONE,” said François Proulx, president of the 1200º group. With this merger, Darch Fire and 1200º Group now offer a team of 58 employees, an inventory worth more than $2.8 million, nine service vehicles and three service centers, dedicating 30,000 square feet of workspace to be at the service of fire departments throughout Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime Provinces.
“We are thrilled to welcome another great dealership into the E-ONE family,” said Jeff Park, Regional Director for E-ONE. “Darch Fire has a great facility with seasoned professionals; and to partner with them is absolute success for our customers in Ontario. Mutually, with our ‘Best in Class Fire Trucks and Systems’ and the Darch Fire team, we are very excited about the future of E-ONE’s entire product line in Ontario.”
For more information, www.darchfire.com.