Sutphen Announces New Dealer for Louisiana

Sutphen Corporation announced today that 5 Alarm Fire Apparatus is their new distributor for the State of Louisiana.

5 Alarm Fire Apparatus, based out of Houma, LA has been servicing, repairing, and refurbishing fire apparatus since March of 1992. The company began building brush trucks and small rescues in April of 1995. Today they supply firefighting and rescue equipment to fire departments all over Louisiana.

5 Alarm Fire Apparatus representative David Daigle states; "We are very excited to begin this new partnership with Sutphen. Becoming a part of the Sutphen family allows 5 Alarm Fire Apparatus to offer fire departments a complete line of firefighting apparatus. From brush trucks to aerial platforms, no matter how small or how big, we now have the capability to meet the needs of Louisiana's fire departments."

"Sutphen Corporation is proud to welcome 5 Alarm Fire Apparatus to our sales team." Says Ken Creese, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Company. "We feel that having such a prominent Louisiana distributor will be beneficial in increasing our exposure in the State. Having a company on board that not only handles sales, but also has the capability to service apparatus is a key element in total customer satisfaction."

5 Alarm Fire Apparatus will host an open house at their facility on Friday October 16, 2009 from 10am - 3pm. A wide variety of apparatus will be on display, including several Sutphen units.

Sutphen Corporation is an Ohio based privately held, family owned business that manufactures custom built emergency response vehicles. The company's head quarters are located in suburban Amlin, Ohio northwest of Columbus.

For more information contact 5 Alarm Fire Apparatus at 800-256-1412 or visit