Fire Apparatus Solutions Expand Reach in California with Acquisition of REV Fire Group's State Dealership

April 29, 2023
FAS will expand its coverage as the new Ferrara and KME authorized dealer for the state.

FONTANA, CA – April 28, 2023 – REV Fire Group, comprised of REV Group, Inc. fire apparatus manufacturing subsidiaries, is proud to announce today that Fire Apparatus Solutions (FAS) has acquired the REV Fire California dealership and will expand its coverage as the new Ferrara™ and KME® authorized dealer for the state.

“We are thrilled to have Fire Apparatus Solutions expand their operations in California with the Ferrara and KME brands. For nearly 20 years, they have been delivering unrivalled service to fire departments in the state and we look forward to supporting their growth strategy and serving the people and communities of California.” said Mike Virnig, President of REV Fire Group. 

This acquisition by Fire Apparatus Solutions supports REV Fire Group’s strategic plan to offer a more customer centric business approach solely focused on selling and servicing fire apparatus and equipment in the state of California.

Fire Apparatus Solutions Grows Presence with REV Fire Group

As a well-respected and long-time dealer with full service and sales capability for Spartan Emergency Response®, Smeal, and Ladder Tower,, FAS is committed to providing excellent service and support to the fire and emergency services throughout all of California. Established in 2005 and headquartered in Rialto, California, with service centers in Fresno and Fairfield, FAS offers preventative maintenance programs, aerial and pump testing repairs, chassis service, collision, and refurbishment services.

With this acquisition of the REV Fire Group dealership in Fontana, California, FAS will now expand its dealer operations in California to include the Ferrara and KME brands.

“Acquiring the REV Fire dealership is a major commitment and investment that we believe will benefit all Ferrara and KME customers throughout the state of California,” said William Kalmikov, Owner/President, FAS. “This new facility in Fontana will allow us to build new relationships in the state as we expand our product offerings while continuing our tradition of providing outstanding customer service to the fire industry.” 


About Fire Apparatus Solutions

Established in 2005, Fire Apparatus Solutions is a well-respected and long-time dealer with full service and sales capability for Spartan, Smeal and Ladder Tower brands. With headquarters in Rialto, and service centers in Fresno, Fairfield and Fontana, FAS is committed to providing excellent service and support to the fire and emergency services throughout all of California.

About REV Group, Inc.

REV Group companies are leading designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, which serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. They provide customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs for public services (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, and transit buses), commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers), and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles). REV Group's diverse portfolio is made up of well-established principal vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Several of REV Group's brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG

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