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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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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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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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Use it or Lose it: Don’s Best Tips for Fire Truck Maintenance

Posted in Blog on October 3, 2018

With over 20 years of experience as a service technician at Midwest Fire, I’ve seen my fair share of both routine and unexpected issues arise with fire apparatus. After a busy summer of brush fires, grill fires, and everything else that can come with the scorching heat, it may be time to give your rig […]

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Your Complete Fire Equipment Checklist

Posted in Blog on September 19, 2018

Midwest Fire is here to build a custom apparatus for your department. Once your custom apparatus is built, you’ll need to stock it with the proper equipment!     Having a fully equipped truck is important for any fire department – almost as important as the truck you put it all on! To properly stock […]

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How Often Should You Test Your Fire Pump?

Posted in Blog on August 31, 2018

Steve Morelan says it well on Waterousco.com’s blog: “The fire pump is sometimes referred to as the ‘heart’ of the fire truck. For without a pump, a fire truck is just a transport vehicle that can bring firefighters and equipment to the scene, but is incapable of extinguishing any fire. In order to get the […]

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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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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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Announcing the New All-Poly Series Pumper

Posted in Blog on February 21, 2018

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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