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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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Situational Awareness: Think Past, Present, & Future

Posted in Blog on March 6, 2019

Today, we have a guest post from Dr. Rich Gasaway, founder of SAMatters.com and renowned authority on human factors, situational awareness and the high-risk decision making processes used in high-stress, high consequence work environments. Dr. Gasaway also hosts a podcast, called SAMatters Radio, that can be found here. Enjoy! Flawed situational awareness (SA) is one of the […]

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Our Policy

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A message from the President At Midwest Fire we are grateful for the opportunity we have every day to work with the most extraordinary people we know – FIREFIGHTERS.  Since 1987, we have been engaged in the business of designing & manufacturing high-quality, multi-purpose, customized, cost-effective fire trucks. Over this span, we have delivered more than […]

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How to Prepare your All-Poly® for a Harsh Winter

Posted in Blog on December 13, 2018

Winter is upon us and we know it can prove to be the toughest season for firefighters, especially those in rural areas. We want to answer the question today: “How should I prepare my Midwest Fire apparatus for the harsh winter weather?” Most of our apparatus are constructed with All-Poly® material, which is both lighter and […]

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Lean Enterprise & a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Posted in Blog on November 21, 2018

Over the past five years, the Midwest Fire team has worked hard to implement lean manufacturing processes and a culture of continuous improvement throughout our organization. In the manufacturing world, lean is a philosophical & methodical approach that strives to provide ever-increasing value to the customer through total employee involvement in the reduction of non-value-added […]

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Midwest Fire Hires New Manufacturing Engineer

Posted in Company News on October 29, 2018

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Sai Rajkumar Vadla as a Manufacturing Engineer. Vadla acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology in Telangana, India, and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from South Dakota State University. Vadla also brings […]

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Midwest Fire Hires New Sales Associate

Posted in Company News on October 16, 2018

  (LUVERNE, MN) October 16, 2018 —Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Joseph Juhl as a sales representative to their growing team. Juhl attended Minnesota West Community and Technical College. During the previous six years, Juhl’s has split time between Luverne, Minn., and Sioux Falls, S.D. […]

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National Fire Prevention Week: Situational Awareness Q&A with Rich Gasaway

Posted in Blog on October 11, 2018

National Fire Prevention Week is October 7th-13th this year, and there is no better person to help us all brush up on fire safety and prevention than Dr. Rich Gasaway. Having served over 30 years in fire service and EMS as a firefighter, EMT-paramedic, lieutenant, captain, assistant chief, and fire chief, Dr. Gasaway is now considered […]

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