National Electrical Safety Month

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Facts & Tips to Help You Be Safe Around Electricity May is National Electrical Safety Month. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) uses the month of May to educate people about the dangers of “electrically-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss”. NFPA also teams up with ESFI to promote “safety activates throughout the month that can be used by safety … Read More

What Are Fire Classes?

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The 5 Fire Classes and How to Extinguish Them Fires come in all shapes and sizes. There are a lot of variables that determine how a fire starts, grows, and is put out. These variables organize fires into five fire classes; Class A (Ordinary Combustibles), Class B (Flammable Liquids and Gasses), Class C (Electrical), Class D (Flammable Metals), Class K … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Historic Buildings

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How to Protect Historic Buildings Under Renovation? Notre-Dame de Paris is one of the most iconic landmarks in France. According to EU Touring, “there are around 13 million people who visit the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral every year, which means this is an average of 30,000 people every day”. Last week the historic cathedral went up in flames, and this … Read More

Employee Appreciation

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Thank You to All of the IFS Team Members! Whoa, this year has gone by fast! We are officially in spring and that means that it is time for our second annual Employee Appreciation week. We know that our entire team works hard throughout the year to ensure that we are a strong and efficient company. Because of this, it … Read More

Blog Post Highlights

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Take a Look at Our Blog Archive’s We have been putting out weekly blogs for the past year and a half. These blogs range from various fire and life safety topics that we hope can help educate our customers. The blog is also a great way for us to share important updates about our company. So far we have accumulated … Read More

15 Years in Business!

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Happy Anniversary to Us and Our Customers Integrated Fire Systems, Inc. (IFS) was opened in April 2004 by two couples. One couple owned and operated a fire sprinkler installation company and the other couple owned and operated a fire alarm installation company. Together, they wanted an innovated one stop shop that could monitor, test, and inspect the fire sprinkler and … Read More

Spring Time and Fire and Life Safety

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It’s Time to Reset for Spring! Spring is officially here tomorrow, March 20th, 2019. The new change in season brings a reminder for getting all of your fire and life safety needs in order. The time in-between the start of Daylight Savings and the first day of spring is a great time to do the following: Test Smoke Alarms Test … Read More

Cooking Safety

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Do You Use the Necessary Safety Precautions When Cooking? Food is an important part of life as nearly 2/3 of American homes cook at least one meal a day. Not only does cooking provide us with food to eat, but it is the act of cooking and eating that creates a social and creative communal outlet for many families and … Read More

Microwave Oven Fire Safety

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Are You Using Your Microwave Safely? Microwave ovens can be found in most homes and work places. They are convenient because they efficiently heat up food in a short period of time. With people being so used to using microwaves, it is easy to overlook the dangers of them. Microwave Dangers When not used properly, microwave ovens can become extreme … Read More


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What Are The Fire and Life Safety Dangers of Vaping? Vaping is a popular trend that uses electronic cigarettes (also known as vape pens) to inhale tobacco. When compared to traditional cigarettes, vaping has a much lower risk of fire. Along with chance of fire there is also a chance of setting off the smoke alarms with the vapor. What … Read More