International Fire Protection

Types of Smoke Detectors

May 30th, 2019

Detection systems are an important part of your overall life safety system. Detecting a fire quickly allows people in your facility to safely exit the building. According to the NFPA, 3 out of every 5 home fire deaths occurred in homes that had no smoke detectors or where the smoke detectors were not working. Having …
Continue reading

FM 200 Fire Suppression for Data Centers

April 18th, 2019

A data center is the place where an organization’s IT equipment and operations are housed and where data is stored and managed. Data centers are one of the most critical parts of an organization’s operations. Why Does a Data Center Need Protection? A data center houses important computing equipment that allows data to be collected, …
Continue reading

Full-Service Fire Protection Provider in Mobile, AL

March 6th, 2019

For fire protection in Alabama, check out International Fire Protection’s office in Mobile, Alabama. This location serves businesses in Southern Alabama, Florida panhandle, and Mississippi.  Our Mobile location provides many fire protection services from installation to inspections and repair. Fire Sprinkler Installations Installing a fire sprinkler system is necessary to protect your building’s assets and …
Continue reading

OSHA Regulations and Details | Safety Seminar

February 26th, 2019

International Fire Protection is hosting a Safety Seminar When: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Cost: FREE with a boxed lunch. (Please note there is an $8 parking garage fee that you are responsible for.) Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Eastern)  10:00 am – Noon – North Dakota Safety Council Presentation by Rick Halldorson, Senior Safety …
Continue reading

Winterizing Your Fire Sprinkler System

January 11th, 2019

Winter is coming, so are freeze-ups! It’s never too late to pre-winterized your sprinkler systems. It would be catastrophic in the event of a fire and have your pipes frozen solid from the cold.  Failure to protect and maintain your system(s) could result in broken piping and costly damage to your property. There are a …
Continue reading

What is Special Hazard Fire Suppression?

November 14th, 2018

A special hazards fire suppression system is used to put out fires in areas where water damage from fire sprinklers can cause costly or irreparable damage to the assets being protected. Special hazards systems use agents to extinguish a fire quickly without damaging property. The Need for Special Hazards Suppression Special hazards fire protection systems …
Continue reading

Advantages of CO2 Fire Suppression

November 14th, 2018

When it comes to protecting your building from a fire, you probably want the best systems in place to give your property the best protection. However, it can be difficult to figure out which fire protection system is right for you. Depending on the assets you are trying to protect, a CO2 fire suppression system …
Continue reading

What is Fire Alarm Monitoring?

October 10th, 2018

A fire alarm monitoring system consists of fire alarm devices, a fire alarm control panel, a communicator (DACT, Cellular, IP) and a central monitoring station. When a fire alarm event occurs in a building where the panel is being monitored, the monitoring panel/communicator will automatically relay a signal to the central station. At the central …
Continue reading

October Fire Prevention Week

October 9th, 2018

During a fire, every second counts.  A few seconds can be the difference between escaping a fire safely and devastating consequences. Teaching people of all ages about fire safety can improve the chances of a person’s survival during a fire. Fire prevention education is so important that there is a week every October dedicated to …
Continue reading

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 …
Continue reading