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

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

Hoarding Disorder and Fire Safety

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How Does Hoarding Disorder Effect Fire Safety Clutter can be a fire hazard in many houses. Not only can it be the cause of the fire, but it can also interfere with fire fighters being able to extinguish the fire. But, hoarding disorder takes homes with clutter to a new level. These homes are at great risk of having a … Read More

Intentional Fires

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How Can You Protect Yourself from Intentional Fires? Fires put people into frightening and dangerous situations no matter how they start. But, when people start fires intentionally, this can bring on a whole new aspect of terror to the situation. What is an Intentional Fire? There is a difference between an intentional fire and arson. NFPA states that an intentional … Read More

Smoke Alarms for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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Will You Be Notified in the Event of a Fire? Smoke alarms are important devices that help notify people that smoke is present in a building. The smoke alarms alert is traditionally auditory. This audible beep is loud and startling. This is meant to get people’s attention so they can evacuate the building quickly and safely. But, for people who … Read More