HAAS Alert’s Safety Cloud platform provides motorists with real-time alerts when approaching an equipped Frazer EMS vehicle with its emergency lights activated. In addition, Frazer will make Safety Cloud’s Responder-to-Responder (R2R) collision prevention service available as an add-on safety solution to customers! Learn More
Introducing specialized EMS vehicles designed to minimize exposure and limit the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. The Frazer Infectious Disease Unit is the perfect solution for any service looking for extra levels of safety and protection for their crew members. Learn More
Frazer builds a customized mobile clinic for Christus Foundation for HealthCare. Driven by the age-old concept of the house call, this unit goes beyond congested emergency rooms to deliver health services to remote locations. The highly configurable module features hot and cold running water, blood draw stations, and much more.
Frazer enrolls in the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Challenge Program, as part of its continued commitment to worksite safety. VPP certification signifies the highest level of safety possible in the workplace. It usually takes three years to meet the OSHA standards required to attain elite VPP status. Frazer is up for the challenge.
Seeing PHI’s success with their training unit, North Hills Hospital & HCA call Frazer with a request for a generator-powered EMS module. The North Hills unit is fully loaded with customized options: a universal remote control, a METIman® (patient simulator), and even a Wii™ console.
Frazer first added the hydraulic lift to a Montgomery County EMS vehicle way back in 2000. Almost a decade later, the lift makes a comeback in two units: a multipurpose lift for Metro Ambulance and a pediatric lift for isolettes in four Texas Children’s Hospital (Kangaroo Crew) units.
Frazer gains certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest third-party certifier of women-owned businesses. Frazer is also certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) and the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity.
Frazer identifies a need to streamline the workflow on trucks and decides to build a new shop for this purpose. With the arrival of the one stop truck shop, in-progress units no longer have to be moved around frequently during production. This adds a new degree of efficiency to the process.
Frazer builds transport units for the UTMB Correctional Managed Care, customized with a metal cage and steel brackets. These units are used to transport ailing inmates to and from nearby medical facilities for treatment. The 12-foot module can comfortably fit 5-7 people, while the 14-foot unit can transport 7-9 people at the same time.
With only a switch and a server to power the network, the first incarnation of Frazer’s server room is limited but functional. As the company evolves, however, the server room expands in content and capacity. Today, it hosts several virtual and physical servers, as well as an open source system that fuels the collaborative process at Frazer.
After receiving a grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Houston Fire Department decides to invest in a fleet of emergency vehicles. HFD orders 21 Frazer generator-powered EMS modules. Frazer builds and delivers all 21 vehicles within 60 days, a company record at the time.
Frazer builds resilient, heavy-duty units for KBR. These bad boys are fully capable of operating in extreme heat temperatures and are loaded with 220V 50 Hz electrical outlets. The KBR modules also have the distinction of being the first emergency Frazer units built for overseas use. Some of them are flown to the Middle East on a chartered Antonov aircraft.
Once upon a time, Frazer relied on independent contractors for its striping and lettering needs. Seeing an opportunity to expand in-house production, Frazer decides to create a striping and lettering department. It starts out with a single-color vinyl cutter and soon blossoms into a full-time service employing a staff of graphic artists.
Having already built two generator-powered EMS modules for the League City Emergency Medical Service, Frazer is approached by its director, John Accomando, to work on a new project. He wants to mount a multi-function body on an extended cab/chassis. The result: the first Frazer Urban Command Vehicle.
A piece of land becomes available, giving Frazer, Inc. a much needed chance for expansion. Noting a continuing increase in sales activity and interest both in-state and around the country, Frazer decides to build a new production facility. The building has an immediate impact across all phases of production.
An ad in an EMS publication piques the interest of Dale Stidham, a volunteer with the Big Stone Gap Rescue Squad. His inquiry leads to a road trip to Southwest Virginia for John Griffin, Jr. to demo the generator-powered module. Thoroughly impressed, the squad would later take delivery of the first two units to be found “On the Trail of the Lonesome Pine.” Frazer is now a national phenomenon.
EMS-043 belongs to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport Department of Public Safety. The generator-powered concept takes a big step forward into a region outside of Greater Houston. The exposure at one of America’s busiest airports with an outstanding fleet maintenance department proves invaluable.
What started out as four or five vehicles quickly turns into an order for 30 Frazer EMS modules. This marks the beginning of a robust relationship with the Houston Fire Department. Over the next two decades, HFD would go on to convert its fleet to 100-plus generator-powered units.
The Kingwood Area EMS service, headed by Mike Legoudes, places an order for what would be Frazer job number EMS-001. Meanwhile, after two years of running the original prototype unit, the Houston Fire Department goes out for a bid on new emergency vehicles. Included in the bid is an option for purchase of a few generator-powered units.
Captain Ron Champagne notes that at least eight of the nation’s largest ambulance manufacturers have told him such a thing could not be done or would not work. Mr. Griffin tells Captain Champagne it is simply a matter of configuring the module to come up with the appropriate space.
Captain Ron Champagne of the Houston Fire Department meets with John Griffin, Sr. to discuss the recording cabs Frazer is already building, as well as their on-board generating capacity. Captain Champagne indicates he would like to incorporate the same type of design on his emergency vehicles.