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2020 NAFECO Vendor Expo Held at Ingalls Harbor Pavilion

By NAFECO, Correspondent | January 09, 2020 | ALABAMA

Story No. 030620111

Decatur, AL - North America Fire Equipment Co., Inc. (NAFECO) brought its Vendor Expo event back to Ingalls Harbor Pavilion in Decatur, AL, on Thursday, January 9, 2020. As in years past, the event brought over 35 manufacturer representatives who provide equipment and apparel for first responder personnel, including fire (both municipal and forestry), law enforcement, EMS, and industrial safety. Companies from all over the United States came to the River City to display their products for members of area public safety departments as well as the local public.

The event continues to grow each year, and NAFECO prepared for another great event. "Each year, we have added more manufacturers from the different first responder markets and our 2020 event was no different. We continue to bring more manufacturers to our event, bringing more diversity in the products." said Jerrell Oaks, President of NAFECO. Mr. Oaks believed the benefit would go beyond that of our local public safety personnel by also bringing exposure to the Decatur area.

In addition to the vendor representatives, public safety personnel from not only Morgan and surrounding counties, but from departments within a 150-mile radius were invited to attend. According to Mr. Oaks, "We always enjoy meeting our customers face-to-face, and giving them the opportunity to talk with these manufacturers and preview new products. We work to provide our customers with a hands-on experience to help them with their current and future equipment and apparel needs."

North America Fire Equipment Co., Inc. (NAFECO) is a Decatur-based company owned by Jerrell Oaks and has been in business since 1968. NAFECO maintains their corporate office, warehouse and retail stores in Decatur, along with their Fire Division, Public Safety Division, Industrial Safety Options Division and Fire Apparatus Repair and Service Center. NAFECO also has offices located in Ashland, VA; Clarkston, GA; Orlando, FL; and Clearwater, FL.

At NAFECO, we take our responsibilities seriously as we strive to meet your ever-changing needs. We provide quality service, on-time delivery, competitive pricing, and the largest in-stock inventory available to first responders. Whether your needs are head-to-toe protection, firefighting equipment, uniforms, law enforcement equipment, EMS supplies, industrial safety options, gifts or custom made fire apparatus, we are your "one-stop-shop". With 50 years of experience, you can depend on NAFECO to help you with all of your equipment needs.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.