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Your Guide for FDIC 2017

April 2017

To make sure you are fully prepared for your trip to Indianapolis, whether it's your first or 10th time attending the conference, we have outlined a go-to guide for you to make the most out of your trip MORE…



Thank You for 30 Years in Business: VIDEO

April 2017

On April 1, 2016, WFR officially reached 30 years in business. As our year-long celebration comes to a close, we want to thank you once more for helping us reach this incredible milestone. We couldn't have done it without your support. Click the link to watch a highlight video of our 30th year celebrations... you might even see yourself! MORE…



The Importance of Being Prepared: Part Two

April 2017

Read the conclusion to WFR's discussion with Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo's Fire Chief, Jody Butz, on the importance of being prepared for forestry season. MORE…



The Importance of Being Prepared: Part One

March 2017

With forestry season approaching, we sat down with the newly appointed Fire Chief for the Regional Municipality of Wood Bufflao, Jody Butz, to talk about last years historic Fort McMurray wildfire and the importance of being prepared. MORE…



Special Offer on Frontier Inferno Rubber Boots

February 2017

Buy four pairs of the new Frontier Interno Rubber Boots and receive one pair free! Promotion runs until March 31st, 2017. MORE…



Firefighter Cancer Prevention: What YOU can do NOW

February 2017

The traditional days of proudly coming home, covered in soot and smelling like smoke to show off your hard days work as a firefighter, are over – or at least they should be. MORE…



Coming Soon: Build Your Own Skid Package with WFR

February 2017

Using our new online tool scheduled to launch next month, choose your options to suit your needs using our skip logic form, to design your own high-quality package with WFR the way you need it. MORE…



Special Offers on Ultimate Edge Turnout Gear

January 2017

Buy two sets of the all-new Ultimate Edge or Traditional Edge Turnout Gear Spec and WFR will pay for HALF your order! Or buy any Ultimate Edge Turnout Gear Spec and receive... MORE…



Crucial Components to Lessening Firefighter Fatigue

January 2017

For years firefighters have been opting for over-sized turnout gear to ensure full coverage and protection. Now that technology has advanced, you can perform your job more safely and effectively than ever before... MORE…



Did You Know: Parts & Service Edition

December 2016

Did you know WFR sells more than just Pierce Parts? See our extensive line offering and call us for your one-stop-shop for all your Parts needs. MORE…



Happy Holidays from WFR

December 2016

Wishing you the best this holiday season and a Happy New Year. Please be advised of the days we are closed for this years Christmas holidays... MORE…



October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2016

Rock the Pink! Thinking of adding some pink to your dept. in support of Breast Cancer Awarenss Month? Check out some options here. MORE…



What to Look for When Buying Fire Hose

October 2016

WFR is proud to be the exclusive distributor for a Canadian manufacturer of high-quality fire hose, Mercedes Textiles. Everyone is looking for lighter hose these days... MORE…



Fire Fit Nationals

September 2016

WFR is a proud supporter of FireFit, a world-wide competition based on fire fighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. We recently attended the FireFit Nationals held in Calgary. Visit the FireFit Championships Facebook page to check out the excitement from the weekend. Remember, You can never be… Too Fit, Too Fast, Too Strong… Be FireFit! MORE…



How to Choose the Best Nozzle for your Department

September 2016

Get advice from WFR Founder & CEO (and product expert!), Bill Allen, on how to choose the best nozzle for your department without getting lost in the mumbo jumbo. MORE…



Glove Promotion: Buy Four, Get One Pair Free!

August 2016

Try out the new Inferno line of gloves before this promotion is gone! Promo valid for the months of August & September 2016 MORE…



Swift Water Rescue: What You Should Know

August 2016

With summer activities in full swing, many residents are looking towards rivers and lakes to enjoy the last few weeks of hot temperatures. Although many big departments... MORE…



What We Learned from Fire Cadet Camp

July 2016

Redwood Meadows Fire Cadet Camp hosted a special team building day for WFR staff so that we could gain some perspective into what firefighter training is all about. MORE…



Welcome Fadi Shabaneh to the WFR Team

July 2016

We continue to build our team to help our customers as best we can. Please help us welcome Fadi as the new... MORE…



Genesis eForce 2.0: The Next Generation of Untethered Extrication

July 2016

Genesis Rescue Systems, an innovation leader in cutting edge extrication equipment, released the new eForce 2.0 series of extrication tools late last year. So what makes the 2.0 the “next generation in untethered extrication”? MORE…



Thank You! For Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary With Us

June 2016

We would like to thank all of our customers, vendors, friends and community members MORE…



Fort McMurray Wildfire

May 2016

TO ALL DEPARTMENTS ASSISTING WITH THE FORT MCMURRAY WILFDIRE: MORE…



Taking the Right Approach to Fighting Grass Fires

May 2016

Approaching a grass fire is very different than approaching a structural fire, and with that comes its own set of risks and techniques to use. MORE…



Tools and Tips for Using Alternative Water Sources

April 2016

If you are like 80% of Canadian fire fighters, you need to be prepared for calls where you need to use an alternative source of water because there is no access to hydrants. MORE…



We have a new Inside Sales Rep!

April 2016

Please help us in welcoming our new Inside Sales rep, Alan Butler. MORE…



What you'll need (and want!) to know for FDIC 2016

April 2016

Despite WFR not attending FDIC this year, we want to make sure YOU make the most out of your trip to the World's Largest Firefighter Training Conference & Exhibition in Indianapolis. MORE…



Are You Tired of Apparatus Downtime and Expense Due to Repairs on Integrated Master Intake Valves?

March 2016

If you are in this situation, and truck specifications include these expensive MIV components, you now have an amazing alternative: the TFT Jumbo Low Profile Ball Intake Valve MORE…



Economical Water Supply Innovations from Task Force Tips

March 2016

Our partners at Task Force Tips (TFT) have never been afraid to challenge the status quo. They are continuing to develop new innovations and this time their offerings are catering towards the more budget conscious departments MORE…



Introducing TECGEN® PPE: An Alternative to Turnout Gear

March 2016

TECGEN® PPE, a Fire-Dex brand, has created an alternative to wearing turnout gear on every call because the courageous should never have to compromise. MORE…



Press Release: WFR Recognized at Pierce Mfg. 2015 Sales Awards

March 2016

WFR took home two big wins at the Pierce Mfg. Annual Sales Awards in Appleton, Wisconsin: Canada Sales Achievement Award and Individual Sales Achievement Award MORE…



WFR Kicks Off 30th Anniversary Celebrations

February 2016

WFR is turning 30 this year and we'd like you to celebrate with us all year long MORE…



Expanding Service Dept. Staff

February 2016

Please help us in welcoming Casey Clow-Domenjoz to the position of Warranty/Service Administrator in our Service Dept. MORE…



New Partnership with Avon Protection

January 2016

WFR is happy to announce our new partnership with Avon Protection, in addition to our existing line of respiratory products. Offering you a wider selection of products to find what suits your departments needs! MORE…



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