Partner/Co-Owner, Fire Line Equipment. U. S. Marine Corps Veteran. Father, Avid Motorcyclist. Tim Ashworth is the co-founder of Fire Line Equipment and oversees the sales and marketing side of the business. You can find Tim on the shop floor almost any day dispensing his advice and expertise in aerial and ladder apparatus repairs to the crew. When not at work, Tim has a wife, two daughters, two boxer dogs and a motorcycle that keep occupied when not at work.