Proper winterization of your Vactor combination sewer cleaner is essential to prevent damage that can be caused by water freezing in the tank. Below, we have included a link to our step-by-step Vactor winterization guide to prevent ice from forming in your water system.  In addition to the step-by-step guide, here a few tips to help you avoid ice […]

Forest Lake MN - Crosswind

The city of Forest Lake, MN recently took delivery of a new Elgin Crosswind regenerative air sweeper. The sweeper was purchased as a part of their enhanced street sweeping plan, created with the help of the Comfort Lake & Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD).   Goals of the plan include: Reduce the amount of phosphorous entering the […]

MacQueen proudly offer RAMFAN positive pressure ventilation (PPV) fans in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.   One of the innovative technologies RAMFAN offers is their PowerStream fans, available on all of the RAMFAN X-series blowers.   PowerStream solves many of the issues common with traditional PPV fans, including limited ingress and egress. With a traditional […]

Grabbit OMO

MacQueen Equipment now offers the Grabbit O.M.O. (one-man operation) in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska! Made by Rock Creek Manufacturing, the Grabbit O.M.O. is a patent pending debris removal tool designed with both safety and cost effectiveness in mind.   The tool limits the need for confined space entries to remove debris from manholes and lift stations and can grab things out […]

MacQueen Emergency is your one stop shop for all of your fire apparatus sales, parts, service, and loose equipment needs. We know the importance of being by your side throughout the life of your apparatus and have offered parts and service since day one.   In an effort to provide even more value and products our customers are looking for, […]


We know that selecting a suspension system that works with the unique needs of your department is an important part of designing your fire apparatus. Not only do suspension systems play a role in the overall performance and life of your vehicle but also the safety and comfort of the drivers. Pierce Manufacturing is proud to […]

Faribault & Austin Training

MacQueen recently provided Vactor delivery training for two Minnesota cities, Faribault and Austin, at our Minnesota service facility. Both cities recently took delivery of Vactor 2100 plus sewer cleaners.   Both cities traveled from the south to reach our St. Paul based facility for their training. Faribault is a just shy of an hour drive from St. Paul, while the Austin […]

MN Road Rally 2018

Last week, MacQueen Emergency took our trucks on the road for our 2018 Road Rally through Minnesota. The Road Rally took MacQueen representatives, and our trucks, to Stewartville, Coon Rapids, Rice Lake, Bemidji, and Mankato. Between these five stops, we saw a total of over 50 departments.  Thank you to everyone who came out and […]

Keep your equipment running smoothly by taking advantage of our free equipment inspections. A MacQueen representative will inspect your equipment to ensure you’re getting the job done right and minimize downtime.   Fall is the perfect time to schedule your free inspection to keep your equipment up and running. There are no hidden costs or any […]

The MacQueen Emergency Road Rally is in full swing as we are at our fourth stop of the week, Northwest MN, today. We’ll wrap up the Road Rally with a stop in South-Central MN on Friday, at the Mankato Fire Department. Thank you to everyone who has joined us so far! Unable to attend any […]