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On July 6th Metalfab hosted it’s fundraiser day to raise funds for the Atlantic Burn Camp. Despite rain and thunder showers, participants for the Poker Run arrived first thing on the Saturday morning. Throughout the day a barbecue and silent auction were also held. The total amount raised during that day was over $1,000.00 which brings the total to date for this year to just under $5,000.00. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to our efforts and to the Metalfab staff that helped and participated in the event.

Hale Pump Training Session

Metalfab will be hosting a three-day Hale pump training session at the Dayspring & District Fire Department in Dayspring, NS on October 4th-6th commencing at 9:00 AM each day.  Allen Hammill, Director of Training with IDEX Fire Suppression Group will be presenting an EVT pump course with a Hale teardown and pumping of a completed truck.  The class shall cover preventative maintenance & overhaul on Hale pumps. Power point and hands-on presentation of pump teardown, primers, valves and new developments in fire pumps.   There shall be no cost for this training session.   If you wish to attend the training session, please fill out the attached form and return to info@metalfabfiretrucks.com or fax to 1-506-276-3648.  The session is limited to the number of participants and shall be offered on a first come basis.  A letter will be sent to confirm that you have been registered. 

EVT Testing

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Metalfab is honored to announce that a partnership with New Brunswick Firefighters’ Curling Association has been made and starting with the 2020 Championship, Metalfab will be the title sponsor of the annual provincial championship for the foreseeable future.

The brotherhood that exists between fellow firefighters is something not seen in any other profession or association.  It takes a special type of person to be willing to risk their life in attempts to save others.  The camaraderie between fire fighters from all sizes of towns, cities, and villages is unbelievable.  The New Brunswick Firefighters’ Curling Association exists to give the opportunity to all provincial firefighters to gather once a year to partake in a weekend of socializing with fellow brother and sister firefighters while competing in the sport known worldwide for its sportsmanship.  The [...]

On Saturday July 6, 2019, Metalfab Fire Trucks is hosting their Second Annual Fundraiser for the Atlantic Burn Camp.  Last year we were able to raise $8,000.00 for the Atlantic Burn Camp and we are looking to meet or exceed that amount again this year.  Each year the Atlantic Burn Camp accept burn injured children ages 6 to 17 from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador for this annual weeklong event held on beautiful Cape Breton Island. Camp is staffed by firefighters, law enforcement, medical personnel, teacher and community volunteers. There are no costs to the families at all.  Even transportation to and from the event is covered.  The experience could change their lives forever. Kids attending camp will meet new friends, other children who have also experienced burn injury and have a lot of fun.  More information about the camp can be found at this link – http://www.cbfburncare.ca . 

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Congratulations to Cindy Jodrey who submitted this photo taken by Brian Taylor of the Oakhill, NS Fire Department in front of their Metalfab Custom Tandem Pumper/Tanker.

OAKHILL, NS

Thank you to all that submitted entries. It is great appreciated.

The 2019 nomination period for the “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” opens on March 1st and runs until April 26th 2019.

This scholarship award is given to one applicant in the amount of $1,500.oo.

The “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” was established in 2017 to honour the late Jim Hayter, a charter member of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA). Chief Hayter was also a firefighter with the Alvinston, Ontario fire department for 44 years, 15 of which he served as fire chief. In addition to his dedication to the Fire Services, Chief Hayter was extremely active in the community including serving as Deputy Mayor. This award is sponsored by Metalfab Fire Trucks of Centreville, NB and presented by the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association.

Eligible applicants for the scholarship are CVFSA members or dependent children of members who are pursuing their goal of higher education under the [...]

Metalfab is continuing it’s fundraising for the Atlantic Burn Camp for 2019. After successfully raising $8,000.00 for the Burn Camp through several fundraising campaigns, they are looking to duplicate or increase their amount raised this year.

The first campaign will be the sale of three firefighting posters. These posters shall be 11″ x 17″, printed on a glossy, thick paper. During 2016, Metalfab’s Ryan Stacey was at a training event where he was able to take several “in action” photographs. We will be using three of his photos for this campaign. The posters will be sold at $10.00 each or the set of three for $20.00. All proceeds will be donated to the burn camp. The three posters can be seen in the photo below.

These Posters shall be sold at the various trade shows, mutual aid meetings, [...]

Please take a few moments to complete the 2019 FAMA Industry Outlook Survey. This allows your fire service suppliers to learn how both FAMA and its individual members can help support the fire service even more! Everyone who completes a survey is eligible to win a $500 Visa gift card as our thanks.

Do you have any great photos of your Metalfab truck in action, in a parade, or at a special event?  Now is the time to benefit from your great photos!  

Metalfab is holding a photo contest for photos of your Metalfab trucks.Simply email your photos to info@metalfabfiretrucks.com with the subject line of “Photo Contest” by the end of the day on Thursday February 28th.  The top three photo entries, as judged by the Metalfab employees, will win Metalfab prize packages!  The winners will be announced on Friday March 8th!

Selected entries will be spotlighted on our Website and Social Media sites!

Good Luck and we look forward to seeing your awesome photos!

Atlantic Canada’s largest manufacturer of custom fire fighting apparatus is looking to grow.  We are in need of people to join our team of welders, fabricators, laborers, and parts room staff.  Experience in fire truck production is not necessary but previous experience in a custom metal manufacturing facility would be a definite asset.  Please forward any applications with an up-to-date resume to Tara York at tyork@metalfabfiretrucks.com.  We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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