Our History

     

Marvin Hamontree Sr.

Rapid Fire Equipment was established in 1975, by Marvin Hammontree Sr., Rapid Fire Equipment has since become the leader & industrial standard for fire protection in East Tennessee. No other company in East Tennessee maintains more manufacturers certifications and training than Rapid Fire Equipment.

Rapid Fire Equipment provides the highest standard of fire fighting and life safety devices for both commercial and residential applications. We are committed to excellence in every aspect of fire and life safety.

             

Office Staff

Steve
Steve
Shop and Inventory Manager
A  veteran specialist of 13 years, Steve is our shop and inventory manager.
Hilda Hammontree
Hilda Hammontree
CEO
hilda@rapidfire.biz
Ken Isham
Ken Isham
Data Clerk
Ken@rapidfire.biz
Jack Belcher
Jack Belcher
General Manager
Jack@rapidfire.biz
Marlene Beeler
Marlene Beeler
CFO
marlene@rapidfire.biz
Nikki Belcher
Nikki Belcher
Office Manager
nikki@rapidfire.biz

Techs

David Wood
David Wood
Tech
One of our new technician, David is state licensed and serves the Newport, Morristown, Jefferson City, Greenville and Ashville NC areas.
Shane Reynolds
Shane Reynolds
Tech
A new technician Shane is state licensed and serves the Tri Cities area.
Dustin Moody
Dustin Moody
Tech
A veteran of 3.5 years, Dustin is a Rapid Fire Inspection & Service Technician. He serves the Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and...
Tim
Tim
Tech
Tim started in 2016. He is our lead Cabin, Chalet, & Rental Properties Specialist. He serves the Sevier County areas. Tim’s focus is on...
Matt Aldridge
Matt Aldridge
Tech
A veteran of 15 years Matt has been RFE’s lead Install Specialist since 2008. Prior to installations Matt worked all areas as a Service...
Ben Burns
Ben Burns
Tech
A veteran of 4 years, Ben is our install technician. Prior to installs Ben served the Tri Cities. Ben holds manufacturers certifications for...
Mason Watts
Mason Watts
Tech
A veteran of 8.5 years, Mason has been RFE’s Inspection & Service Specialist for Knoxville, south to Chattanooga, west to Cookeville and...