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    I was wondering if anyone knows what happened to Towers Fire Apparatus in Illinois as they were the Crimson dealer for the above territory and are no longer listed on the Crimson site.

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    They are still open as far as I know. We order loose equipment from them some.

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    You are in Nova Scotia and you post this about a US dealer?

    Hmmm.

    Have you considered calling them and asking? 800-851-1928 is their number, if that
    does not work from your area try 618-539-3863.

    Ask for Brad Towers.


    By the way, this is your local Crimson dealer.

    Dependable Emergency Vehicles, 275 Clarence Street Brampton ON Canada L6W 3R3, Phone - (905) 453-6724, WATTS Line (800) 268-0871, Fax - (905) 453 7716, Website - www.dependable.ca

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    I know all that info. I was reading the Crimson site and noticed the information missing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reliance View Post
    Arkansas-Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky-Missouri

    I was wondering if anyone knows what happened to Towers Fire Apparatus in Illinois as they were the Crimson dealer for the above territory and are no longer listed on the Crimson site.



    They are here --->>>> http://www.towersfa.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reliance View Post
    I know all that info. I was reading the Crimson site and noticed the information missing.
    Let us know about your talk with Brad if you are not just stirring crap.

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    I am only going by the Crimson web site in which they are no longer listed on.

    THAT IS ALL I WAS WONDERING ABOUT.

    DO NOT LOSE A KITTEN BECAUSE THEY HAVE BEEN TAKEN OFF CRIMSON'S SITE AND YOU DON"T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

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    First, let me say I don't work for any manufacturer or dealer; however our department does run Crimson apparatus so I have a professional interest in the company.

    It appears to me that they are going through a dealer realignment; moving towards smaller dealer territories as opposed to multi-state dealer territories.

    I certainly don't have an business opinion on the matter, but as an end user our dealer is now 300 miles closer than before.

    C6

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    Quote Originally Posted by Command6 View Post

    It appears to me that they are going through a dealer realignment; moving towards smaller dealer territories as opposed to multi-state dealer territories.

    I certainly don't have an business opinion on the matter, but as an end user our dealer is now 300 miles closer than before.

    C6
    Certainly makes sense from an end user standpoint. We all want service as close as we can get it, but then many smaller dealers don't seem to pass the test of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reliance View Post
    I am only going by the Crimson web site in which they are no longer listed on.

    THAT IS ALL I WAS WONDERING ABOUT.

    DO NOT LOSE A KITTEN BECAUSE THEY HAVE BEEN TAKEN OFF CRIMSON'S SITE AND YOU DON"T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT.
    Thanks, I have no kittens to lose. Contrary to popular belief, they do NOT taste just like Chicken, so I have no need for the gamey tasting things.

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    They are now the dealer for another manufacture that begins with R.

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    nbauer T.C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeepsterdufus View Post
    They are now the dealer for another manufacture that begins with R.
    I highly doubt Rosenbauer would make that mistake. FrancoFire out of Arnold Mo is a highly reguarded dealer for Rosey. Towers is more of a punchline to a joke in the truck sales biz.

    later

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    If Towers was Crimson's dealer in: Arkansas-Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky-Missouri

    This sets up a good scenario at RB as:

    Arkansas has none listed
    Illinois has Franco Fire Equipment
    Indiana has Roberson Fire & Safety
    Kentucky has All American Fire Equipment INC.
    Missouri has Franco Fire Equipment

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    Interesting!

    Someone in Yarmouth, NS monitors the Crimson website. All the sudden, one day for no apparent reason Towers disappears from the Crimson website? VERY observant.

    LVFD not only has the Tower's contact information he has the contact information for the NS Crimson dealer.

    Some how a kitten got thrown into it.

    A guy from Arizona thinks Franco out of Missouri is "highly regarded"?

    Then the guy in NS lists all the Rosy dealers in the Towers territory?

    Very good detective work by all involved!

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    Give the guy a break, he was only askin a question. There's a reason for Tower's not being on Crimson's site as a couple of you have posted in reference to it. This has been rumored for awhile and especially of late. Rumor is Tower's has other issues as well.....

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    yes they do have problem's and it 's going to be interesting to c what happen's

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    Speaking of Crimson, the aerial plant currently located just outside of Lancaster PA will soon be moving up to the former LTI facilities in Ephrata PA. ALF is still in operation up there in one of the smaller buildings with just a handfull of workers but it looks like it's just a matter of time (and not that much) before the plug will be pulled. With the additional room up in Ephrata, Crimson will likely begin to build the apparatus bodies for the ladder trucks up there rather than in Brandon SD.

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    I see where Fire Guard INC. has switched alligience from Crimson to Alexis.

    Is it true then that they are reducing their dealer territories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by helicopter722 View Post
    I highly doubt Rosenbauer would make that mistake. FrancoFire out of Arnold Mo is a highly reguarded dealer for Rosey. Towers is more of a punchline to a joke in the truck sales biz.

    later
    If you look on Rosie's website, you will see Towers now listed as a Rosenbauer dealer. I wish the folks at Towers well.
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    They are listed in Illinois and Indiana in place of Roberson Fire & Safety.

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