Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association


Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc.
Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc.

Maintainer Custom Bodies (MCB) has reached an agreement with Jerome Fire Equipment Company, Inc. of Clay, NY, to sell the company’s premium lineup of custom rescue and emergency vehicle bodies. Jerome Fire Equipment will represent MCB through the central portion of the state of New York.

“New York is a strong market for MCB trucks,” said Tom Leckband, MCB’s National Sales Manager. “We
are excited about the level of sales and service that Jerome Fire will bring to our existing and future
customers in the territory.”

Founded in 1967, Jerome Fire Equipment has continued to expand it offerings of firefighting
equipment and fire apparatus sales and service. They currently operate a 15,000 sq-ft facility with a 6-bay fire apparatus service center. Jerome Fire offers fire extinguisher and fire suppression systems, DOT-licensed hydro-testing, and an SCBA service and repair center. They offer mobile service as well.

Russ Jerome, President of Jerome Fire, looks forward to future growth. “We are very excited to have
established a partnership representing the quality of MCB custom rescue trucks, further enhancing our
opportunities to support the Fire Service in Central New York State,” said Jerome. “As Rescue calls continue to be on the rise, this partnership provides the unique opportunity to serve the growing demand for specialized rescue vehicles, particularly Quick Response Units.”

You can learn more about Jerome Fire Equipment Co at their website:

About Maintainer Custom Bodies

Maintainer Custom Bodies (MCB) is located in Rock Rapids, which is in the northwest corner of Iowa near both the Minnesota and South Dakota borders. MCB is the emergency vehicle brand for Maintainer Corporation of Iowa, Inc. Innovative custom rescue vehicles have been manufactured at this location since 1976. The company previously operated under the names Cayel-Craft, Amtech Emergency Products, and Rescue Vehicles of Iowa. You can find out more information at their website: