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Midwest Fire Named Finalist in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards

Posted in Company News on August 13, 2018

(LUVERNE, MN) AUG. 13, 2018 – Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) is again named a finalist in the Small Business Category of Minnesota Business Magazine’s “Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards.” The award recognizes a small company (1-50 employees) who demonstrates overall excellence in the state’s booming manufacturing industry. This is the second […]

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Orange City Fire Department Customer Spotlight

Posted in Customer Spotlights on June 27, 2018

When Orange City Fire Department received a FEMA grant for a new apparatus to serve their rural community Midwest Fire was first on the radar because the department was looking to buy locally. Orange City Fire Department is located around 50 miles from Midwest Fire so they were able to incorporate face to face visits […]

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Why a Brush Truck is a Must-Have Apparatus for Fire Departments

Posted in Blog on May 18, 2018

Do you have the proper equipment to keep your community safe? How about in rural, off-road areas that large trucks can’t reach? That sounds like a job for a brush truck. Brush trucks are essential for fire departments serving rural communities. They ensure that any fire can be met with a crew ready to put […]

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Lake Crystal Fire Department Customer Spotlight

Posted in Customer Spotlights on May 14, 2018

Lake Crystal Fire Department became one of the hundreds of Midwest Fire apparatus serving American cities and towns in April 2017. Fire Chief Jeff Becker initially heard about Midwest Fire by word of mouth and referrals from other trusted neighboring departments who had been pleased with their equipment and service in the past. Becker felt […]

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Service Starts at the Top

Posted in Blog on April 19, 2018

Written by Midwest Fire CEO & President, Sarah Atchison Since acquiring & becoming President and CEO of Midwest Fire in 2014, it has been my number one priority to ensure we deliver second-to-none service to every single customer. I’m sure most business leaders would agree with that statement—who doesn’t want to satisfy their customers? However, […]

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Service After the Sale

Posted in Blog on March 16, 2018

By Brett Jensen One of the most important decision-making factors when making a critical purchasing decision for a new fire apparatus is the quality and guarantee of service after the sale has been made. It’s one of the most frequently asked questions we receive: “What type of support do you offer if we have issues […]

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Midwest Fire Customers Converge on Scene to Battle Grain Elevator Fire

Posted in Company News on February 21, 2018

 (LUVERNE, MN) February 21, 2018- During a nearly three-day blaze caused by re-flash, 58 fire departments from areas surrounding Northrop, Minn., aided in combatting the fire by volunteering their apparatus and manpower. More than 20 of the responding departments utilized equipment from Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire). “Every day our team works […]

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Announcing the New All-Poly Series Pumper

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Our customers will be pleased to know that Midwest Fire is now carrying an All-Poly Pumper to complement our existing line of All-Poly Tankers, Tanker Pumpers, Quick Attacks, and Brush Trucks.   The polypropylene construction makes these vehicles rust-proof, corrosion-proof, and lightweight while being strong and rigid.And now the durable construction that so many rely upon […]

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The Direct Sales Difference from Midwest Fire

Posted in Blog on February 13, 2018

Picture this: you set out to buy a new car, but instead of going the traditional route of working with dealers and salesmen, you decide to elevate your experience: You want to go custom. After researching and asking around, you find a manufacturer who not only lets you customize your new ride but also keeps […]

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On Point Customer Service at Midwest Fire

Posted in Blog 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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