fbpx

News + Blog

Firefighters safely driving a BME Fire Apparatus

The BME Difference: Why Buy BME?

When your life is on the line, performance and details matter. We never compromise on quality because your safety is all that matters.  At BME, we understand that every second on the job counts, and we tailor customizations to match your requirements.  By using a precision-based process, BME can deliver high-quality fire apparatus that meets fire departments’ needs. As you consider your next investment in fire apparatus, you may want to understand why the BME difference

Read More »

BME Galvanic Corrosion Investigation Report

Rumors have circulated that BME’s fire apparatuses have product quality issues in maintaining corrosion resistance over the life of the apparatus. We take these claims seriously and seek to provide our customers with honest answers. These concerns are, however, baseless as BME has been providing top quality apparatuses to our many clients for over 30 years. Our commitment to quality without compromise has no limits, giving you the confidence to focus on the work that

Read More »
BME Fire 30 Year Anniversary

BME Fire Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Boise Mobile Equipment (BME) opened its doors in 1990 and has been serving the fire industry and firefighters for 30 years. We are dedicated to providing customers with individualized design options, and exceptional craftsmanship with the highest safety standards and best durability on the market. No other fire truck manufacturer offers our flexibility in creating the perfect custom fire apparatus to fit your needs. We understand that fire and rescue departments face special challenges related

Read More »
bme service department

A Look Inside the BME Service Department

When you buy a fire truck from Boise Mobile Equipment (BME), you become part of the BME family. Not only is your new apparatus guaranteed a long and reliable service lifetime, but you’re promised our continued support along the way through our service department. Although we don’t expect to see BME-built engines return to our shop too often, accidents happen and regular maintenance is required. That is why we maintain a service department and service

Read More »
bme partners with tiffany's pennies

Be Safe, Protecting First Responders

With everything going on in the world right now, it is important for us to take the time to honor and thank those who continue to sacrifice their lives while keeping us safe on a daily basis. We take great pride in the work that we do and the opportunity we have been given to serve the fire and police industry through each division at Boise Mobile Equipment. Our Emergency Vehicle Upfitting Division has recently

Read More »
bme upfitting partners with blac-rac gun locks

BME Upfitting Partnership with Local Gun Lock Manufacturer

To uphold our commitment to building the safest, most durable apparatus, we are meticulous in choosing the products we rely on to build BME fire apparatus. That care extends to every division of the Boise Mobile Equipment team, including BME Emergency Vehicle Upfitting. As the largest regional upfitter of fire command and law enforcement vehicles, it is crucial that the equipment we use — from radios and consoles to lighting and firearm security — meet

Read More »
BME Receives 3 Year BPA

BME Receives Three Year BPA from the U.S. Department of Interior

Boise Mobile Equipment (BME) received a three year Blanket Purchase Agreement to produce Wildland Crew Carriers for the U.S. Department of Interior in March. BME will produce twenty-four crew carriers in its initial year of the Bid.  “The Department of the Interior (DOI) conserves and manages the Nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of the American people, provides scientific and other information about natural resources and natural hazards to address

Read More »
firefighters with bme fire truck

Our Commitment to Firefighters

Photo Credit: South Metro Fire Rescue 2018 It’s no secret that firefighters face a unique set of hazards when responding to a fire, whether structure or wildland. Firefighting equipment or gear failing should not be a concern when operating in dangerous environments. We know that while each apparatus we build plays a role in firefighting efforts, it is ultimately the firefighters who put in the hard work, risking their lives to protect our communities day

Read More »
Firefighters Have Twice the Risk to Develop Mesothelioma, Says Study

Mesothelioma: Firefighters Have Twice the Risk

Guest Post By: Mesothelioma Guide   Written By: Andrew Devine The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have teamed up to study the causal relationship between firefighting and diseases such as mesothelioma. The study found that firefighters have a substantially higher risk of developing mesothelioma than the general population. Firefighters are a group of people that have one of the more notable risks for developing mesothelioma. These

Read More »
welder building wildland fire truck

We Are Wildland – Video | Boise Mobile Equipment

Wildfires are a force of nature that threaten everything in their path, yet brave men and women risk their lives to keep this force contained. Boise Mobile Equipment Wildland Fire Apparatus are designed and manufactured to the utmost demanding performance and durability standards. We continue in our commitment to not only build the best in the industry, but also, the safest. We are often asked what makes a BME fire engine different from other manufacturers,

Read More »
Scroll to top