Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. Appoints RedStorm Fire & Rescue Apparatus As Dealer in Mid-Atlantic States

SNYDER, NEB. (February 13, 2014) – Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. today announced that RedStorm Fire & Rescue Apparatus, Inc. has been named the authorized sales and service dealer for Smeal brand fire apparatus in northern and eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia.  RedStorm has offices in Gainesville,Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland.

“RedStorm has developed a reputation for offering the highest quality apparatus, exceptional customer service and for helping departments customize fire apparatus configurations.  This makes them an excellent choice to grow and expand our presence in this region,” said Mark Huber, Smeal’s president.  “Smeal is always working to enhance our products, service and distribution, and bringing RedStorm on board is a major step forward.”

RedStorm has been in the fire and emergency industry since 2010, specializing in emergency vehicle sales, including fire apparatus and ambulances.  It is led by James Featherstone, lifelong firefighter, former volunteer chief and fire industry professional for more than 20 years.

”We are excited to be able to offer the full Smeal product line and feel the new direction and leadership at Smeal align perfectly with our dealership’s desire to serve the fire departments of the mid-Atlantic,” said Featherstone. “Through this partnership, we have dramatically expanded our ability to provide well-engineered, customized fire apparatus, including industry leading aerial products, that will help fire departments better protect their communities.  We offer convenient service for our customers through a growing network of highly-respected service partners and via mobile service.”

Visit www.redstormfire.com for more information.

Smeal Fire Apparatus

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. is a manufacturer of customized fire apparatus, including a full line of custom and commercial pumpers, aerial ladders and platforms, minipumpers, quick attack units and specialty vehicles.  Their apparatus are available with a variety of custom and commercial chassis, depending on preference.  Smeal has developed a reputation for delivering quality, solid construction and value. The company sells its products worldwide and is based in Snyder, Neb.

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