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On Point Customer Service at Midwest Fire

Posted in Company News, Industry News on January 15, 2018

This month we are posting a guest blog by Kraig Scholten, VP Project Manager at Midwest Fire:   When your department is looking to buy a new fire apparatus, we know that clear communication throughout the process is vital. Too many contacts for one piece of equipment can cause confusion, delays, and frustration on all […]

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Midwest Fire Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Posted in Company News on January 11, 2018

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) celebrated 30 years of manufacturing top quality fire apparatus. Midwest Fire is a direct dealer of tankers, tanker-pumpers, brush trucks, and fire rescue vehicles. More than 900 trucks have been manufactured and delivered upon this pearl anniversary. In 2013, the company was acquired by Midwest Fire CEO […]

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Improving Midwest Fire’s Bid Process with HGACBuy

Posted in Company News, Our Apparatus on December 15, 2017

In a special guest blog, Jeff Bowen – Account Representative & HGAC Coordinator at Midwest Fire – describes the relationship between Midwest Fire and HGACBuy: When it’s time for a fire department to buy new apparatus or equipment, many times the process can be lengthy, tedious, and expensive.    In November of 2015, Midwest Fire […]

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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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