Southside Fire Extinguisher and Equipment Co.

Published 8:21 am Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Featured person: Trevelyn “Trev” Linton


Name of business: Southside Fire Extinguisher and Equipment  Co.

Location:  Portsmouth and Franklin

Phone number:  562-4224, 395-9226

Operating hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Nature of business:  Fire safety equipment, sales and service

How’s business: It’s growing

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We strive to make all our customers knowledgeable about their fire safety equipment

Something you offer customers you won’t find elsewhere: Our dedication is quality and our willingness to educate

Your first job: Farmhand on a hog farm in southwest Michigan

Your role model (in business or in life generally): Edward Lowe

The key to a successful business is: To have a goal and motivation to reach it.