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"Just wanted to let you know we love the Brush Unit we purchased from you back in 08'. Your truck still gets a lot of attention when we assist other depts. We love the foam!!"

Rick Russell
Redland FD
Redland, OK

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"Just to let you know we had the truck on 3 grass fires. WORKED GREAT. The guys love it."

Chief Ron Parrott
Hartford City FD
Hartford City, IN

"Just wanted to tell you once again how wonderful this truck is. We have responded with this unit many times so far and it has never failed yet. The CAFS system has responded excellent every time we used. Wonderful truck."

Andrew Anderson
Manitou Fire & Rescue
Manitou, OK

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"Just wanted to thank you and your crew for a truck that is perfect for our dept. Your/our truck is the first one out of the station on every call. House fires to garbage cans fires, from mva's to cows on the highway its running on every call. Our neighboring depts have called for mutual aid and have asked for the minuteman, and we are glad to bring it. One dept. that is auto-aided for structure fire responded one night and commented that when they turned on the highway 6 miles away that they could see the flames from there. We got into the house and let the minuteman eat and by the time they got there the fire was nothing but some heat and smoke. They thought we were going to be there all night. The CAFS system is the best thing that has happened to this dept for a long time. Again thanks for a truck that we are very proud of."

Tod Matthias
Horton FD
Horton, KS

"Being 58 years old and having been a volunteer for 22+ years I totally agree with you on the issue of being able to ride ON the truck rather than walking along the side or behind. I absolutely hate driving a squad at a grass fire with a fellow firefighter walking somewhere beside my truck- not knowing exactly where he is at all times and fearing that I might run over him. I also agree with the fast moving grass fire being uncontrollable with the walk along method. Good luck in your effort to change the "good old ways" of fighting wildland fires and hopefully we can move on to the 21st Century."

Joel Fischer
Tullahassee FD
Tullahassee, OK


"We recently used our B-27 Minuteman on a boat house fire with adjacent brush and woods. Truck worked as advertised!! Thank you to all the great people at Blanchat Mfg., Inc.!"

Ross Gustafson, Assistant Chief
Pequaywan Lake Fire Dept. 
Duluth, MN

"Over the last couple of years we have shown the "Attack 1" you built for us to lots of Emergency Responders and other folks. They are always amazed at the different kinds of missions it is capable of and quality of workmanship. The apparatus has really made a difference in what we can provide to our patrons."

Chief Eugene Walters
Juniper Flat RFPD
Maupin, OR


"Everyone is very Impressed with the quality of work you guys put out. Thanks for building us a nice unit. Feel free to use this as a demo unit in the area, I will be glad to show it off to potential customers."

Captain Roger L. Boesker
McPherson County Fire District #5
Inman, KS

"...the unit is working really well. It is the work horse of the department, using it for all medical/vehicle accident/vegetation fire emergencies. All the personnel loves the unit."

Chief Greg O’Sullivan
Templeton FD
Templeton, CA

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