Glick Fire Equipment Company, Inc.


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Fire Truck Air Conditioning Maintenance

Pierce Fire Truck - Roof Mounted Air Conditioning AC Unit - A/C Maintenance

  Recharge your air conditioning system now – The cold winter days are here and it’s hard to remember those hot summer days and the feeling of an air conditioned fire engine cab. Sometimes the most rewarding part of being out on a long, hot call in the summer isn’t when the fire is finally out, […]

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Corrosion – Maintaining Emergency Response Apparatus

Fire Truck Frame Corrosion

With winter in full swing and the application of road treatments happening on a regular basis, it is important to remember the toll on your department’s emergency response apparatus. Newer road treatment methods and materials are designed to keep roads coated in a brine that offers drivers safer conditions while traveling. While the mixtures used […]

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December 2015 :: Vol.21/Issue 4

Glick At A Glance - Digital Newsletter - Winter 2015 - Thumb

Did you get a new tablet or e-reader for Christmas? Download the coolest newsletter in the Firefighting and EMS industry and read it in style! The winter edition of Glick at a Glance is here packed with news! Download the digital edition here, we’ve got tips for keeping your apparatus in top condition over the […]

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Santa makes his rounds in State College area

Alpha Fire Company - Pierce Arrow XT - Aerialscope

Alpha Fire Company upheld their annual tradition of giving St. Nick a ride around the neighborhoods of Centre County (Pennsylvania) in Truck 517, a Pierce Arrow XT aerialscope, all decked out in Christmas lighting and decorations. For over 20 years, Alpha Fire has sponsored the Santa Run, takingthe jolliest elf throughout the communities while his […]

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Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department – 28855

Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department - Pierce Final Inspection - 28855

Members of Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department were out at Pierce Manufacturing this week conducting their final inspection on their 2015 Pierce Arrow XT ladder. This 75′ heavy duty aluminum ladder truck is looking sharp and we are grateful for the opportunity to have them out at Pierce. Be sure to check back when this aerial […]

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Pierce Ascendant at FDIC

Pierce Ascendant - No Pump No Tank - Passenger Side Rear View

  It’s hard to believe, but the year is almost over. As we plan for the year ahead, we have some big news from Pierce. At the upcoming 2016 FDIC Pierce will show off their first Arrow XT Ascendant traditionally-configured ladder truck. As of this writing, the unit will be made available for immediate delivery after FDIC. Here […]

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Pine Grove Hose Hook & Ladder Fire Co. #1 – Housing Event

Pine Grove Hose Hook & Ladder - Housing Event

  We were recently invited to Pine Grove Hose Hook & Ladder Fire Co. #1 for the housing of their 2014 Pierce Arrow XT PUC pumper. After the housing, the Lion’s Holiday Classic Parade took place. It was an evening of fun and fellowship! We are grateful for the opportunity to spend the evening with everyone […]

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21st Annual Pocono EMS Conference – Kalahari Resort

Pocono EMS Conference 2015 - Kalahari Resort and Convention Center - Glick Fire Booth Braun Demers

  We’ve just put the final touches on our booth at the Pocono EMS Conference and we had a chance to wander around the beautiful Kalahari Resort and Convention Center. What a great location for this conference to be held! The exhibitor space is huge and there are plenty of great companies represented here. This Conference […]

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October 2015 :: VOL.21 / ISSUE 3

Glick at a Glance - Fall 2015 Edition Newsletter

The fall edition of Glick at a Glance is here with helpful tips to prepare your apparatus for the coming winter months. Also inside, Tracey from Volunteer’s Financial Services gives some solid advice on how to prepare for purchasing your next rig.

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Pierce Ascendant


Recently, a Pierce demo of the Ascendant included a comparison with a 75′ ladder. The pictures speak volumes – just look at that reach! The Ascendant goes above and beyond the 75′ ladder (yes, it’s fully extended) and provides improved coverage while still maintaining the smaller, single rear axle footprint. The pictures show that the […]

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Good Will Hose Company – Delivery


Members of Good Will Hose Company in Cressona, PA were down at our Bird In Hand facility today to accept delivery of their new 2015 Pierce Freightliner model M2 106, 2,000 gallon dryside tanker. The manufacturing process took place at Pierce’s Bradenton, Florida location.

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9-11 Memorial Stair Climb


Summer is here and our schedules are full with vacations, day trips, picnics and chicken barbecues. On September 11, 2001 emergency responders everywhere felt the loss that came from that terrible attack. As another year goes by, we remember the 343 firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice while helping others. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation […]

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Emergency Vehicle Financing

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