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Our Mission

To supply, support, and educate the emergency response community with innovative equipment and the latest knowledge and information to continue to enhance, simplify, and elevate life-saving efforts.  Started by first responders that understand today’s challenges in Fire, EMS, Rescue, law enforcement, and other entities, both innovation and dedication make ESI Equipment, Inc the ultimate industry resource for specialized first responder products and services. 
ESI Equipment, Inc. is made up of multiple divisions to serve as a proven and reliable industry resource, as it has for 30 years.


Rescue Division

Dedicated to providing the most advanced equipment, service, & training to enhance rescueand life-saving efforts, ESI Rescue Division is repeatedly the #1 Holmatro Rescue Tool Dealer. ESI provides our customers with the best products to perform the rescue tasks confronted by today’s rescuers. Every purchase made with ESI includes free training and delivery and comeswith a free 1-year Preventive Maintenance Contract.


A 1-year free Preventative Maintenance Contract is included with every RescueTool Purchase to ensure your tools are always performing when it counts. Our ServiceDepartment, armed with full-time factory trained service technicians, offer onsite preventativemaintenance on your tools and 24-hour Emergency repair support with our well-known andproven Service Contract Options.



We pride ourselves in providing the most current vehicle rescue training, information and techniques through our training courses, staffed with instructors that all haveat minimum 10+ years of street and training experience.


ESI Apparatus Division

ESI has always offered to our customer base the ability to design, fabricate and install well-thought-out hydraulic rescue systems. Today, we offer complete fire apparatus installation of all equipment (at your location or ours).

ESI Rapid Response Units *Pick-Up Trucks*

Our ESI Rapid Response Units offer an advanced economical solution to today’s high vehicle operating costs. With transferable bodies that fit any domestic pick-up, custom interior configurations upfitted with remarkable capability, and a uniquely engineered wiring harness housing all components mounted inside the cap, these units offer a rare opportunity to reduce operating costs and enhance your capabilities. 

Xtreme Response Units *Off-Road*

ALL-TERRAIN INNOVATION MEETS OFF-ROAD RESPONSE with our latest addition to the Apparatus Division. Built by TOMCAR, the ESI Xtreme Response Units (XRU) are unlike any other utility or side-by-side vehicle on the market, TOMCAR was originally designed as a military operations vehicle, not as a consumer toy. TOMCAR’s highly functional, extremely durable and surprisingly versatile mission-built off-road apparatus, in conjunction with ESI Apparatus Division’s custom interior configurations upfitted with remarkable capability, the resulting Xtreme Response Units (XRUs) are industry game-changers.

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JYD Industries

Specializing in vehicle stabilization & lifting, rescuer safety, and patient protection products, Junkyard Dog Industries™, or JYD Industries™, aims to equip the emergency response community with simple, lightweight, and proven first-in equipment to enhance rescue and life-saving efforts for first responders.

Starting with our JYD Rescue Struts, we listened to your requests over the years and addedlifting equipment, gear bags, and other useful first-in equipment to arm you with the tools youneed to respond with confidence and overcome today’s new-car technology challenges. 

JYD Industries dealers are located nationwide to provide you with the quality products and serviceyou expect.

Why Us?

A note from ESI Equipment President, John K. Evans

“It takes a talented, dedicated, and passionate team of people to keep ESI operating and that’s what we have here. “

John Evans, President

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