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Being Prepared for a Harsh Fire Season

Posted in Blog, Customer Spotlights on May 22, 2020

By Brett Jensen, Vice President/General Manager May is National Wildfire Awareness Month. Wildfires are neither planned nor wanted, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be prepared to handle them when they do happen. The Brush Truck is a first attack vehicle that is likely to be used in incidents with car accidents, grass fires, wildfires, […]

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Introducing Midwest Fire’s Newest Members

Posted in Blog on March 13, 2020

We want you to be the first to meet three of Midwest Fire’s newest customer service members: Polly, Riptide, and Tsunami. Each bring something new to the table. These guys and gal know we champion our customer service and help us do that effectively. Let’s meet the newest team members.  Always an excellent listener, you […]

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International Women’s Day 2020

Posted in Blog on March 8, 2020

For nearly 100 years, women all around the world have participated annually to stand behind those that have sacrificed so that women can have the freedom and rights they do today. It’s no doubt we’ve come a long way- Midwest Fire is evidence of that.  Midwest Fire is a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB). Sarah […]

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Manufacturing Day 2019 Recap

Posted in Blog on November 11, 2019

Early in October, we enjoyed hosting more than 100 visitors from two schools and a veteran’s home near our office here in Luverne, MN. What was the occasion? Manufacturing Day—also known as MFG Day. MFG Day is a nationally recognized day started by the National Association of Manufacturers, with an intent of showcasing the diverse […]

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Named Winner in 50 Best Places to Work 2019 Contest

Posted in Company News on September 6, 2019

For the third time in five years Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) was named one of fifty winners in Prairie Business Magazine’s (Prairie Business) “50 Best Places to Work 2019” contest. Prairie Business boasts over 1,400 employee-written nominations for this year’s competition.  “It’s a huge honor to be featured among so many […]

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To lift, or not to lift?

Posted in Blog on June 21, 2019

By Joseph Juhl, Sales Representative To lift or not to lift? This is the question.  Nearly every department has done it – misjudged the terrain and buried a quick attack or brush truck in mud, snow or sand. Your truck has immediately converted from an asset to a liability, and depending on the situation, additional […]

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Fire Apparatus Magazine Feature

Posted in Company News on June 5, 2019

Parshall (ND) Rural Fire Protection District Adds Pumper-Tanker When the department decided to replace its oldest pumper, it chose to spec a pumper-tanker that could handle fire suppression as well as serve as a large source of water wherever needed. Kurt Clemensen, Parshall Rural Fire Protection District chief, says the fire district is located on the […]

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The Brush Truck: Small but Mighty

Posted in Blog on May 17, 2019

Ready or not: toasty temperatures, lemonade sipping, vacation time, and yes, brush fire and wildfire season are all coming upon us quickly. Is your department armed with the rig for the job? The wide-spanning wildland fires that are now commonplace on the nightly news may come to mind when you think of brush fires or […]

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FDIC 2019—We’ll See You There! Booth # 3437

Posted in Blog on April 10, 2019

Come visit our team at Booth #3437 for a hands-on experience with one of our All-Poly® Series Pumpers (thanks to our friends at Roachdale Community Fire Protection District). Is your department searching for a Brush Truck to add to your firefighting arsenal before those summer brush fires begin? We will have a stock unit Brush […]

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Midwest Fire Launches New Website with Upgraded Spec Tool

Posted in Company News on April 8, 2019

(LUVERNE, MN) 4/8/2019 – Midwest Fire Equipment and Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced its launch of a remodeled website and expanded apparatus specification tool, “Create-A-Spec,” that helps customers easily develop the specifications for an apparatus that will suit their department’s needs. Customers can now complete a specification form of customizable options and features. Upon completion, […]

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