International Fire Protection Blog

Dry Pipe Sprinkler Systems for Cold Spaces

February 18th, 2020

A fire sprinkler system is one of the most basic and effective ways to protect your facility from a fire. One type of sprinkler system that may be found in some applications is a dry pipe sprinkler system. Dry sprinklers are used in cold spaces as they prevent pipe freeze-ups in areas prone to freezing. …
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IFP Lessons Learned – Fire Extinguisher

November 7th, 2019

Location: High Way 53, North Georgia Hazard: On Tuesday, October 15, 2019 an IFP employee was traveling on Highway 53 when the fire extinguisher attached to his rack came sailing off. The driver was not aware of any bump or pothole that would have caused it. Trailing vehicles were far enough back that when the …
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Foam Fire Suppression Systems

November 1st, 2019

In some facilities that are high hazard, water-based fire sprinkler systems will not be a sufficient means of fire suppression. In these areas that are highly hazardous, alternative forms of fire suppression are required to extinguish a fire before it becomes disastrous. One form of fire suppression that works well in these environments is foam …
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Wet Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems

October 16th, 2019

Fire sprinkler systems are one of the most effective tools in preventing a fire from ruining your property or injuring people. A sprinkler system can extinguish a fire, preventing it from reaching other parts of the building and allowing people to safely escape. How Do Fire Sprinkler Systems Work? Fire sprinkler systems put out fire …
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Fire Prevention Week

October 1st, 2019

Learning how to prevent fires is extremely important for your safety and the safety of those around you. October 6th – 12th, 2019 is Fire Prevention Week. During this week, take some time to learn how to stay safe from fires. Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed during the week of October 9th …
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Life Safety Systems for Arkansas Businesses

July 26th, 2019

When it comes to life safety systems, International Fire Protection’s Arkansas location in Maumelle can provide the systems that your commercial or industrial facility needs. Our systems include fire sprinklers, fire extinguishers, fire alarm and security monitoring. Fire Sprinkler Systems Fire sprinkler systems are one of the best ways to make sure that your property …
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Fire Safety Demonstration in Mississippi

June 26th, 2019

As a 24/7 service provider of fire protection and life safety systems, International Fire Protection genuinely cares about the life safety of the people in our local communities. We take corporate social responsibility seriously by actively partnering with municipal fire departments to host fire safety demonstrations. Working with Local Fire Departments International Fire Protection has …
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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 …
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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, …
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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 …
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