Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Michigan Man Quenches House Fire with Snow Thrower, Ariens Gives Him a New One
Feb 18, 2011
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

When flames started pouring from the front of Joseph Cadeau's house in Diorite, MI, neighbor Steve Liubakka tried to help extinguish it with a chemical fire extinguisher, but was finally able to control the flames with a snowthrower. An Uppermichiganssource.com report said Liubakka blew 16 inches of snow at the front window of the house where the fire started.

Ariens did not design the 32-inch cut, 13 hp snow thrower for fire fighting applications. Still, “We felt he deserved some sort of recognition for his resourcefulness,” says Dan Ariens, president and CEO of Ariens Corp. “Replacing his old snow thrower with a new Ariens Sno-Thro just seemed fitting.”

Dan Ariens personally delivered a new Pro 32 Sno-Thro to Liubakka, who had actually used his son-in-law’s Sno-Thro to control the fire. Liubakka's own snow thrower was 36 years old.

Ariens said the story generated a flood of emails and calls to the company from around the country.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Nov 26, 2014: Hamilton Beach 3Q income down slightly

Nov 26, 2014: LG's sales of Inverter Linear Compressor refrigerators top 10 million

Nov 25, 2014: Robotics Exhibits Grow 25% at 2015 CES

Nov 25, 2014: Index shows HVAC/R contractors more positive than last year

Nov 25, 2014: Consumer Confidence Index Declines

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows