Beyond the call of duty - Brandt pays tribute to the heroes of the battle for Fort McMurray

REGINA, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - The Brandt Group of Companies has reached out to express their appreciation to the many firefighters, local contractors and others who fought against tall odds to safeguard the city of Fort McMurray in the recent wildfire.

"Having witnessed the battle firsthand, we are in awe of the heroic efforts put forth by this amazing group of men and women," says Brandt President, Shaun Semple.  "We are deeply proud that we were able to keep our facility operating and contribute our best efforts in support of theirs and we honour their bravery and selflessness."

In recognition of those who battled the blaze, Brandt has released a 5½-minute video entitled Standing Strong – Fort McMurray, and has made it available on their website at

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About the Brandt Group of Companies
The Brandt Group of Companies - headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada - is comprised of Brandt Agricultural Products Ltd., Brandt Engineered Products Ltd., Brandt Equipment Solutions Ltd., Brandt Road Rail Corporation, Brandt Developments, and Brandt Tractor Ltd. - the world's largest privately held John Deere construction and forestry equipment dealer. Brandt has 50 locations in Canada and the US, nearly 2000 employees and a growing international audience; serving the agriculture, forestry, rail, mining, construction, and tube & pipe industries with unique custom products. Brandt is one of Canada's largest privately owned companies and is among an elite group of Platinum Members of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies.

SOURCE Brandt Tractor Ltd.

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