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Midwest Fire Hires Scott Mischke as Sales Representative

Posted in Company News on July 20, 2022

(LUVERNE, MN) 7/11/22— Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Scott Mischke as a sales representative to their growing team. Mischke, a Twin Cities, Minn. native, obtained a degree in Fire Science from Anoka Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Mischke served as a firefighter for […]

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Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company Awarded Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Contract

Posted in Company News on March 21, 2022

(LUVERNE, MN) 3/21/22 – Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that it has been awarded a contract as an approved supplier for Sourcewell, a cooperative purchasing organization located in Staples, MN. The Sourcewell contract applies to most of the apparatus Midwest Fire offers. “Obtaining this Sourcewell contract is not just an […]

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Midwest Fire Hires Scott Boll as New Sales Representative

Posted in Company News on February 7, 2022

(LUVERNE, MN) 2/1/22—Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Scott Boll as a sales representative to their growing team.  Boll, a Luverne, Minn. native, attended Vermilion Community College in Ely, Minn. He has spent time in other areas of Minnesota over the years helping manage his parents’ […]

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Midwest Fire Named Winner in 2021 Fifty Best Places to Work Contest

Posted in Company News on September 7, 2021

For the fifth time in seven 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 2021” contest. This is the third time the company has received the award in back-to-back years. “Given the manufacturing reputation in Minnesota, it’s […]

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Getting Started When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Posted in Blog on February 4, 2021

By Rich Gasaway, Sales Representative The thought of buying a new truck for your community is a big responsibility and can trigger emotions ranging from ecstatic to terrified depending on how many trucks you have experience purchasing.  Unless you are a fleet manager buying new trucks every year, the process can be intimidating and overwhelming and […]

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Midwest Fire Announces New Hire Newt Johnson

Posted in Company News on October 12, 2020

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company, (Midwest Fire) announced today the hiring of new sales representative Newt Johnson. Johnson is a native of Rapid City, S.D., and is a 2019 graduate of South Dakota State University. He is engaged and soon to be married to his fiancé Claire who is from Rock Rapids, Iowa. Johnson […]

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Midwest Fire Named Winner in 50 Best Places to Work 2020

Posted in Company News on September 4, 2020

(LUVERNE, MN) September 1st, 2020 – For the fourth time in six 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 2020” contest. This is the second time the company has received the award in back-to-back years. “It’s […]

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Stock Unit Myths

Posted in Company News on July 22, 2020

Stock units- we sell a ton of them! Departments love these stock units! Sometimes departments have reservations that you get what you get and that’s probably the case with many dealers, however our direct sales approach allows us to offer customization. Dealers may not offer customization, but we do! At Midwest Fire, we want to […]

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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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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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