International Fire Protection

Campus Fire Safety

August 29th, 2018

With classes starting up again soon, it is important for students to keep fire safety in mind as they head off to school. September is campus fire safety month, so it is a great time for young adults to review safety practices as they move into college dorms or off-campus housing. Safety Fire Tips for College Campuses …
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Fire Protection When Water Won’t Do

June 27th, 2018

If you own a business or work in an industry, at a factory, in a commercial kitchen, or any other type of facility that deals with hazardous material or substances where water won’t work to put out a fire, then you are going to need something that will.  That is where a clean agent fire …
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The Importance of Fire Extinguishers

May 24th, 2018

Fire extinguishers are on the front line of fire protection for most facilities and homes along with fire alarms.  Making sure you have the correct fire extinguisher for the application you would need it for is very important.  Depending on where you have the fire extinguisher placed, whether be in your home, kitchen, garage, boat, …
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Protecting Assisted Living Facilities

April 20th, 2018

What We Can Do For Assisted Living Facilities Do you own or manage an assisted living facility or plan on building one?  Do you know what the requirements are for assisted living facilities your size are when it comes to fire protection?  Do you know what the cost of installing a fire protection system would …
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Understanding the Different Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems

April 15th, 2018

Protect Your Assets with a Fire Sprinkler System If you are thinking about or planning on installing a sprinkler system for your facility or home, there are many different types of sprinkler systems to choose from and each one has their own unique purposes.  Sprinkler systems are becoming more cost effective to design and install …
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IRS Tax Code, Section 179 Update

April 12th, 2018

International Fire Protection receives updates from different associations within the Life Safety Industry to stay appraised in the marketplace and up to date on all codes and regulations as they happen. The Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) recently reminded us about the Tax Code 179 Update. Starting in 2018, Fire Protection Systems in Commercial Structures …
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Kidde Recalls Smoke Alarms

April 8th, 2018

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm Due to Potential Safety Risk Kiddie issued a recall for two of their dual sensor smoke alarms, Models PI2010 and PI9010, because there may have been a yellow cap left on the inside of the smoke alarm that would affect the smoke alarms ability to detect smoke. This yellow …
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Fire Extinguishers in Health Care Facilities | Updated 2018 NFPA 99 Code

December 18th, 2017

Look for full code information on nfpa.org. International Fire Protection wants to share with you some of the health care facitlies code changes for the NFPA. The 2018 Updated NFPA 99 Code is listed below: Fire Extinguishers in Health Care Facilities Portable fire extinguishers (PFEs) are not just required on construction sites.  If you work …
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Fire Sprinkler Freeze Ups

December 18th, 2017

Christmas Tree Safety

December 18th, 2017

Safety tips for you and your Christmas tree and holiday decorations.