ABOUT Colya J Fire Services...
Colya J Fires Services is a family based business that offers more than two decades of operational and management experience. It is owned and operated by Larry Fennig and staff. The business was established in 1990. Larry has more than thirty five years experience and ground-level involvement in the fire services industry. Prior to establishing Colya J Fires Services, he learned the business from the tri- perspective of firefighter, instructor and fire chief.
Larry started fire fighting as a volunteer in his community in 1973 and over time moved up to serve as fire chief, a position he held for 12 years. During this time he also become a certified level 1 and 2 fire instructor and served as a zone director and vice president of the SVFFA. Through his participation in the SVFFA he worked with the board for the development of a standardized training for the volunteer departments. He is currently on the SVFFA board as a supplier representative and is also a member of the Allan Fire Department.
Larry’s expertise has allowed the fire departments to retool for a strategically focused organization with the right equipment to safely serve their community. Colya J Fires Services clients include city fire departments, towns, rural municipalities and First Nations. Colya J Fires Services and Larry Fennig have developed a sharp eye for assessing the client’s needs and providing apparatus that is suitable for their departments.
Colya J Fire Services continues to serve the need for standardized training and equipment evaluations throughout the fire departments small and large. Initially the services provided were fire department audits, consulting, training and loose equipment sales. As the customer’s requests for fire trucks both new and used grew Larry and staff expanded into fire trucks sales.
During this time, Larry also owned and operated a mixed farm for thirty two years. Larry brings a wealth of knowledge, skill and experience to his customers.