Our History

     

Marvin Hamontree Sr.

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.

             

Our Team

Randall Lillard
Randall Lillard
Shop Manager
Ken Isham
Ken Isham
Accounts Rec.
Jack Belcher
Jack Belcher
General Manager
Nikki Belcher
Nikki Belcher
Office Manager
Dustin Moody
Dustin Moody
Tech
Dustin is our newest Inspection & Service Technician. He works the Tri Cities and surrounding areas. He has become a great addition to our...
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...
Hunter
Hunter
Tech
Hunter started in 2016 during our summer work program working where needed. He started full time 2017 working on the installation truck. Training...
Steve
Steve
Tech
A  veteran of 11 years Steve has been RFE’s Inspection & Service Specialist for the Tri Cities and surrounding areas since 2006. Steve...
Matt Aldridge
Matt Aldridge
Tech
A veteran of 13 years Matt has been RFE’s lead Install Specialist since 2008. Prior to installations Matt worked all areas as a Service...
Jimmy Pruit
Jimmy Pruit
Tech
A veteran of 16 years Jimmy has been RFE’s Extinguisher & Service Specialist for east Tennessee since 2016. Prior to 2016 he worked as...
Ben Burns
Ben Burns
Tech
A veteran of 3 years Ben has been RFE’s Inspection & Service Specialist for the Morristown, Jefferson City, Greeneville, Newport, and...
Mason Watts
Mason Watts
Tech
A veteran of 5 years Mason has been RFE’s Inspection & Service Specialist for Knoxville, south to Chattanooga, west to Cookeville and...