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How to Tell Someone “I Think You’re Making a Mistake.”

Posted in Industry News on November 9, 2017

By: Dr. Richard B. Gasaway, Fire Chief (ret.)   It’s not something any of us want to hear. But it’s something that may need to be said to an incident commander at an emergency scene when things are not going well. But how do you tell someone with power and authority they may be making decisions that are […]

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Pleasant Township Fire Department Customer Spotlight

Posted in Customer Spotlights on November 6, 2017

When Pleasant Township Fire Department was due for a new Tanker-Pumper, Supervisor Mike Willis alludes that Midwest Fire was the only obvious choice.  As a Navistar International employee himself, he had worked on Midwest apparatus in the past and knew first-hand the exceptional quality. In 2015, the department purchased an All-Poly® Tanker-Pumper 3000 and included a […]

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The History of the Fire Truck

Posted in Industry News on October 17, 2017

A home is ablaze. The local fire department is notified. They pull up to the scene, literally pulling a water pump on wagon wheels. These pumps-on-wheels seem unlikely, but they were the precursor to the modern fire truck. Today’s fire trucks are better equipped to save lives than ever before. They’re lightweight, can speed to […]

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Midwest Fire Hires New Account Representative

Posted in Company News on October 16, 2017

(LUVERNE, MN) October 16, 2017- Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Joseph Hlushak as a new account representative. Hlushak will work one-on-one with customers during the sales process and build relationships with prospective buyers.  Hlushak graduated with his Masters of Business Administration from the University of […]

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At Home Fire Prevention Activities for You and Your Kids

Posted in Industry News on September 19, 2017

Midwest Fire is at the top of the pack when it comes to fighting fires, but we would rather fires never happened in the first place. October 8th – 14th is Fire Prevention Week and we want to encourage each household to involve their kids. Do these quick activities with your kids at home to […]

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