International Fire Protection

Fire System Inspections

July 11th, 2017

We’ve all heard of the recent Grenfell Tower fire in London and the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire in California this past year. Both were tragic incidents in which many lives were lost, and sadly both were occurrences that could potentially have been prevented. Fire safety is one of those things that is so important, …
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Saving Time & Money for Our Customers

November 1st, 2016

International Fire Protection has been in the fire and life safety business since 1990. From the beginning, we have striven to provide our customers with the best service we possible provide as well as save them time and money. Whether we are working as a subcontractor on a major project or working with a client …
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On the Job Safety

October 31st, 2016

Following safety protocols on the jobsite should be a top priority within your business model. Putting safety in the forefront will help you secure projects, customers and sustain trust. Interviewing our Corporate Safety Director, Chris Smith, we learned about the importance of safety on a day to day basis within our industry. The most common …
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Smoke Alarms are Key in Fire Escape Plans

October 25th, 2016

Smoke Alarms At Home (as shared by www.NFPA.org/education) Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly. FACTS A closed door may slow the spread of smoke, heat and fire. Smoke …
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Nora’s House Expansion

October 24th, 2016

Nora’s House is a project of 305 8th Street in partnership with The Jane K. Lowe Foundation, Legacy Homes, and Madison County Commission. Nora’s House will continue our mission to provide a family style environment to low income mentally disabled adults in North Alabama. We need your help. What we need: Donations to help fund …
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IFP Helping Our Communities

October 24th, 2016

PR Contact: Andrea Williams, Executive Director Phone: (256) 489-2997 Email: [email protected] 305 8th STREET IS EXPANDING: NORA’S HOUSE CONSTRUCTION BEGINS OCTOBER 2016 305 8th Street, a faith-based 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides a home and family for disabled adults, is making its latest project, Nora’s House, a reality – thanks to the generosity of …
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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

October 12th, 2016

The Alarming Truth. Smoke alarms save lives. Having a properly installed and maintained smoke alarm plays a major role in reducing fire fatalities and injuries. They make residents aware of potential danger and alert them to get out of the house as quickly as possible. Many people don’t think a fire would ever happen to …
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Fire Prevention Week 2016

October 12th, 2016

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the notorious blaze that  killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned  more than 2,000 acres on October 8th and 9th, 1871. Forty years after the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire  Marshals Association of North America (today …
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Fire Prevention in the Home

October 5th, 2016

Fire Prevention Week is almost upon us. It is that time of the year to make sure our homes, offices and facilities are safe! Partnering with the NFPA, International Fire Protection is sharing some research and tips for fire safety that you should keep in mind. According to NFPA’s latest research an average of seven …
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Hard Wired Fire Alarms vs. Wireless Systems

September 30th, 2016

Fire alarm systems have gone through many changes over the years and are continuing to evolve at a fast rate. The original fire alarm systems were wired straight to the fire department! Gamewell’s original birdhouse fire alarms were located outside of the buildings on street corners. In comparison, today’s wireless fire alarm systems can communicate …
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