Runaway Accounts

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What are Runaway Accounts and How Does IFS Respond to Them? In order for a fire alarm system to be in proper working order, it needs to be monitored. Monitoring allows for us and our central stations to dispatch on, track, and manage your fire alarm system. The monitoring process is extremely important because your fire alarm system is only … Read More

Back to School Fire Preparedness During COVID

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Is Your School and its Students Prepared For a Fire? Schools are facing many different challenges when it comes to reopening this fall due to COVID. Mask wearing, social distancing, and vaccine requirements, have been some of the many hurdles that school administers and teachers have had to deal with. Schools that are returning to in person learning this school … Read More

Are You Ready For a Wildfire?

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Cal Fire Helps You Get Ready, Set, and Go During a Wildfire In California and all across the west coast, wildfire season comes earlier each year. It is important for us as California residents to always be prepared for a wildfire to threaten our towns and homes. Cal Fire’s website https://www.readyforwildfire.org/ is a great resource to use to help prepare … Read More

Now Hiring For Multiple Positions

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Read About Our Open Positions At IFS Over the past 17 years at IFS, we have filled many positions and experienced a few growth spurts. Our biggest started in 2013. In 2013 we moved from our roots in Weimar, CA to Rocklin, CA. This move to the Rocklin allowed our company to expand in many ways. We were in a … Read More

Fire and Life Safety Inspections In a Pandemic

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Make Sure Your Facilities are Getting Their Inspections as California Phases In Reopening On Monday, May 4th, 2020 California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the State will be moving into Phase 2 of its Roadmap to Recovery on Friday, May 8th, 2020. While all of the guidelines will not be released until Thursday, May 7th, 2020, we do know that … Read More

Fire and Life Safety At Home During a Pandemic

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How to Stay Fire Safe While Sheltering in Place COVID-19 has us all staying at home more than we probably ever have in the past. While this is great for helping flatten the curve and stop the spread of COVID-19, it may have us all going a little loopy. Along with our newfound mental state, staying at home brings on … Read More

Winter Storm Fire and Life Safety

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Stay Safe This Winter Winter is a few days away, but here in Northern California we are already experiencing winter weather. Low temperatures, heavy rain, snow, and power outages are all harsh realities that winter brings. In the midst of a winter storm, most people’s main goal is to remain warm. But, often times the ways people stay warm can … Read More

Fire Prevention Week

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October 6-12 2019 This year’s NFPA Fire Prevention Week theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” This theme touches on what it means to be a hero and how important it is to have a fire escape plan. Not Every Hero Wears a Cape The first part of 2019’s theme talks about the different … Read More

Smoking and Fire Dangers

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Protect Yourself and Your Environment from Fires Started By Smoking Material It is common knowledge that cigarettes are poisonous to people’s health and surrounding environments. Not only do cigarettes and other smoking materials increase a smoker’s risk of cancer, stroke, lung disease, and heart disease. They also increase the smoker’s risk of starting a fire and causing environmental devastation. Home … Read More

Fire Alarm Apprenticeship Program

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Why is it Important and How Do You Sign Up? There are two ways to become a fire alarm journeyman. If you have no experience in the trade, or less than 4,000 hours of verified experience in the trade, you must complete the fire alarm apprenticeship program. If you have 4,000 hours of verified work experience in the trade you … Read More