• Pump testing at Spangdahlem AFB in Germany using a Draft Commander 3000

    Why is Pump Testing Important? What are the benefits of using a Draft Commander® 3000 instead of a pump test pit?

    October 25, 2016

    Steve Robertson*, Mfg / Sales / Training, Draft Commander:  Pump Testing is a necessary evil as some departments would call it, or a blessing in disguise as others would state. It is a means of...

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  • Fire Pump and Engine of the Weis Roll Over Protection fire truck

    WE GOT NFPA 1906 COMPLIANT WROPS AND SO CAN YOU!

    May 17, 2016

    We just recently introduced our NFPA 1906 Compliant Weis Rollover Protection System at the FDIC in Indy.  In fact, you can see the truck we built on the Recent Deliveries section on our website.  We...

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  • Approaching debut of 1906 ROPS

    November 24, 2015

    Well, it’s been a few months since we last talked about the new 1906 ROPS system that is coming down the pike.  We have been very, very busy and are currently working on the design and testing of our...

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  • Roll Over protection for Weis Fire

    June 30, 2015

    In my last blog, I shared with you some of the reactions we received from our customers visiting our booth at FDIC 2015 regarding the new NFPA 1906 standard.  Most didn’t really like the idea....so...

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  • NFPA Roll cage protection

    June 15, 2015

    In my last blog, I shared with you how the new NFPA 1906 rollover protection system has come about.  I stated that it was almost exclusively due to one manufacturer pushing his safety agenda on the...

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  • NFPA Rollover origins

    June 2, 2015

    In last week's blog, I talked about the new NFPA 1906 standard that take affect January 1, 2016.  I said that I would be discussing why this change has come about and how we, along with peers and...

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  • NFPA Proposed Pump and Roll Firefighting Riding Position

    May 20, 2015

    Mike Weis, President & General Manager, Weis Fire & Safety Effective January 1, 2016, the Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus is going to make a dramatic change under NFPA 1906.  It will...

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  • FDIC (April 23rd-25th)

    April 13, 2015

    The annual Fire Department Instructors Conferece (FDIC) International 2015 is the biggest fire industry event in the nation, with over 860 exhibitors from all parts of the world.  Join us, Weis Fire...

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  • SCAFFA 2015 (March 18-22)

    March 18, 2015

    The State Capitol Area Firefighters Association (SCAFFA) holds an annual event in Topeka, KS that will take place from March 18-22. SCAFFA includes a full schedule of training classes for...

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  • Help extinguish Cancer, showing an extinguisher with a pink tag.

    Help Extinguish Cancer.

    December 30, 2014

    At some stage in our lives we will all be touched by cancer whether through a much-loved family member, a dear friend or even by personal experience. On behalf of my family and our employees, Weis...

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