At Jon’s Mid America Fire Apparatus, we are known as “The Fire Truck People.” But not only do we buy and sell used fire trucks — we repair them too. Our on-site repair shop can do everything from basic maintenance to complicated repairs.
Jon’s Mid-America explains the importance of regular fire truck maintenance and highlights the types of fire truck repairs we usually perform.
Regular Fire Truck Maintenance
Any fire station that has a fire apparatus should do weekly or biweekly maintenance checks themselves. Regularly monitoring your fire truck and noting any issues will catch a problem before it becomes a major repair.
Firefighters should be regularly checking lights, vehicle fluids, water tank levels, tire pressure, and anything else that could affect the functionality of the apparatus.
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Aside from weekly checks, it is important to have preventative maintenance performed on your fire apparatus at least once a year. This will ensure all the necessary parts of your truck are working in good order and are up to date. Often an issue may not be obvious until it has been seen by a professional mechanic.
It is more cost-effective to perform preventative maintenance than to wait until a part breaks completely and puts your truck out of commission until repairs are finished. Fire trucks play an important role in a city or town’s safety and should be prepared to help extinguish any potentially dangerous fires. That’s why it is frustrating to have a broken-down fire truck because it can put a strain on a fire department and hinder firefighters from being able to do their job.
Fire Truck Repairs
Jon’s Mid America not only does preventative maintenance on fire trucks, but we also specialize in fire truck repair. We can do everything from basic fixes to complicated part replacements. Some of our services include:
- NFPA Pump Testing
- Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) Compressor Testing
- NFPA Aerial Testing
- Fire Pump Repair and Overhaul
- Body and Paint Repair
We can also repair air conditioning units, electrical systems, water tanks, and engines. As certified dealers of TNT rescue tools, we offer warranty repairs on purchased tools as well.
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Jon’s Mid-America Provides Fire Truck Repairs
If you are looking for a full-service repair shop for your fire apparatus, we can help. We provide both preventative maintenance checks and complicated repairs. Contact Jon’s Mid-America Fire Apparatus today for more information.