Spartan Emergency Response Strengthens Presence In Southeastern U.S. With Addition Of Georgia-Based Dealer Group

CHARLOTTE, Mich.March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Spartan Emergency Response (“Spartan” or “Spartan ER”), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) (“Spartan” or the “Company”), announced today that it has added Georgia-based Peach State Emergency Vehicles, a division of Peach State Truck Centers and sister company of Alabama Emergency Vehicles, to its expanding footprint of Spartan Authorized dealerships.

Peach State Emergency Vehicles is authorized to sell and service the full portfolio of Spartan Emergency Response fire apparatus, including Aerials, Pumpers, Rescues, Tankers, and Wildland units.

“Signing Peach State Emergency Vehicles enables us to expand our reach and re-establish Spartan’s presence in fire houses in the Southeast,” said Todd Fierro, President of Spartan Emergency Response. “We look forward to working alongside this established and highly successful dealership group.  Like us, they are committed to customer satisfaction and first responder safety.”

As the heavy-duty truck dealer of choice serving the southeastern U.S. for more than 40 years, Peach State now provides customers with new Spartan fire apparatus vehicles, as well as Spartan Authorized Parts, and factory authorized repair services from three locations throughout central Georgia and Alabama.

“Spartan manufactures the kind of safe, durable, highly engineered solutions our fire departments are asking for,” said Jeff Cook, Director of New Truck Sales at Peach State Emergency Vehicles. “The aerial lineup alone includes Spartan-owned Ladder Tower and Smeal apparatus, and UST tankers, in addition to Spartan’s renowned pumpers. This represents a major expansion of available emergency vehicle offerings, and we look forward to providing our customers with the industry’s best in both product and aftermarket support.”

With a legacy of chassis expertise, Spartan Emergency Response builds vehicles from the ground up on the industry’s safest custom cab and chassis foundation, built to handle customer-specific equipment and route needs. Spartan works with individual fire departments to strategically translate the specs of each truck into a design that represents the best possible mix of safety, speed, agility, ergonomics, and serviceability.