American LaFrance Adds FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment Sales as Penn. Dealer


SUMMERVILLE, SC – American LaFrance, LLC is proud to announce FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment Sales, Inc. as its new dealer in western and central Pennsylvania. FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment is located in Cranesville, PA, and is owned by John Borland. FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment has been servicing fire departments for over 30 years.

As an American LaFrance dealer, FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment is authorized to sell new American LaFrance fire products along with providing warranty, service and parts to departments operating American LaFrance equipment. “Pennsylvania has always been a strong market for American LaFrance and we believe FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment will help us carry on the tradition,” says Kevin Hyde, Vice President of American LaFrance’s Fire Division.

Shortly after signing with American LaFrance, FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment exhibited at the Pennsylvania Fire Expo in Monroeville, PA, with an American LaFrance pumper on display. “The response was fantastic,” says FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment President John Borland. “American LaFrance is known for reliable apparatus and attention to quality. We look forward to taking our new message to departments across the state.”

To contact FIRE-FLY Fire Equipment Sales, Inc, please call (800) 442-4822 or visit their website at

American LaFrance, LLC is a leading manufacturer of fire, rescue and vocational vehicles. Through its predecessor entities, the Company is the oldest fire apparatus manufacturer in the United States, dating back to its founding in 1832. American LaFrance continues to manufacturer the industry’s top lines of fire apparatus including its Eagle custom fire chassis, Liberty series, LTI aerial ladders, and a full line of custom pumper products. The company is headquartered in Summerville, SC, with additional manufacturing facilities in Ephrata, PA. The company also operates corporate service centers out of its Summerville and Ephrata locations, along with a company branch in Los Angeles, CA. American LaFrance is held by Patriarch Partners, LLC, a private equity and investment firm located in New York.