Dinges Fire hires retired Byron Fire deputy Chief as fire apparatus specialist 


AMBOY – Dinges Fire Company is pleased to announce it has hired Tim Salo as fire apparatus specialist. Tim recently retired from the Byron Fire Protection District (BFPD) in Byron as deputy chief. He spent 32 plus years of service at BFPD. Tim will work alongside Orin Snodgrass, who he worked with at BFPD for 24 years, selling fire trucks throughout the Midwest.

“While it’s bittersweet to retire from BFPD, I couldn’t be more excited to start a new career at Dinges Fire Company,” Salo said. “I have known Dinges Fire Company CEO Nick Dinges for 30 years, having worked with his brother for 31 years. Once Nick started Dinges Fire Company, BFPD bought equipment from them, and service and sales has always been top notch. I look forward to staying in the industry helping Dinges Fire provide the best, safest and most affordable products to our local communities and throughout the Midwest.”

“We are so thrilled to have Tim join our dynamic and fast-growing team,” said Dinges Fire Company CEO Nick Dinges. “Tim is extremely knowledgeable, he’s a hard worker and he’s well known in the fire service industry. He is the perfect fit and I look forward to seeing him excel and grow himself and our company.”

Tim grew up on a dairy farm in northcentral Minnesota and has resided in Byron since 1990. He is married to his wife Shelly for almost 42 years and has two sons, two daughter-in-laws, one daughter, five grand kids and one on the way.

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