So you want to dig through downtown Minneapolis?   In 2019, joint venture Lunda/C.S. McCrossan broke ground on the new METRO Green Line extension—the Southwest Light Rail. This project includes 14.5 miles of new light rail tracks, bridges, tunnels and stations—all routed directly through five major metropolitan areas (Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie). The $2 billion plan will be the largest construction project in Minnesota’s history, wrapping up in 2023. For information about the TRUVAC® HXX® and the other units MacQueen Equipment offers, […]

  • September 23, 2019

The new location also gives MacQueen Emergency an opportunity to expand their local inventory of heavy equipment parts as well as emergency apparel, safety tools and other miscellaneous equipment to outfit vehicles and operators. In addition to parts and service, MacQueen Emergency assists local fire and emergency departments with operator training, equipment demonstrations, annual pump […]

  • July 18, 2019

MacQueen Emergency recently added Ambulance Remount service to its long list of service capabilities for emergency responders in the Midwest. With the addition of experienced technician, Karter Lesmann and the new North Dakota service facility, Macqueen now can extend our capabilities into the Ambulance sector and offer a Custom Remount option. Ambulance remounts are a […]

We love seeing our customers share their success stories with others! Over the past 6 years, Ellingson Companies in southeastern Minnesota purchased several Envirosight RovverX systems. Recently, they shared with Cleaner Magazine how the products have enhanced their work and remained durable it less than ideal conditions. Stories like This are a great reminder of […]

Yesterday Pierce had their first stop on their 2019 Road Rally in St. Louis Missouri! Our team spent the day with Pierce representatives and customers at West County Fire Training Facility.   Pierce brought 8 Pierce fire apparatus to display at the show, along with our new service vehicle, HMA Pump trailer and a variety of loose equipment.  Full […]

[Minot, ND] MacQueen Emergency, a Pierce fire apparatus dealer, recently opened a new service facility in Minot, North Dakota to meet the growing needs of new and existing customers. The facility, MacQueen‘s fifth in the Midwest, strengthens MacQueen‘s local service and support of customers in the region.  About MacQueen Group  The MacQueen Group offers a mix of municipal, fire and safe dig equipment including street sweepers, sewer cleaners, refuse trucks, snow removal equipment, […]


Hydra-Flex, Inc. is a nozzle and fluid-handling product manufacturer based out of Eagan, MN. The company was founded on the belief that they could find a better way to manufacture innovative and reliable fluid handling products. Hydra-Flex manufacturers quality high pressure nozzles that MacQueen is proud to offer. Four things to consider when selecting the […]


The City of Burnsville is a busy suburban community with over 60,000 residents located just 15 miles south of downtown Minneapolis. For several years they have hired contractors to clear the snow from the sidewalks in their community during the winter months. Recently, they discovered a need to improve their level of service for residents and […]

Introduced in 2018, the all-new Vactor 2100i includes a variety of intuitive new features focusing on efficiency and ease of use. One of these features are the new IntuiTouch Controls. From inside the cab, to the front of the truck, our revolutionary IntuiTouch Controls redefine simplicity and operating ease, saving time and effort, while allowing operators to fully focus on their […]

Over the last few weeks, employees from the MacQueen Group spent time volunteering with Operation Warm to assist in distributing coats to kids at local schools in the Twin Cities metro area. Between the multiple schools, we assisted with, over 4,000 coats were distributed!   We assisted firefighters in the coat distributions at schools in Minneapolis, St. Paul, […]