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

New Hours of Operation

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Our Office Hours are Now 7:30am – 4:00pm On July 15th, 2021, we are changing our office hours to 7:30am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday. During these hours, our team will be available to assist you. Between 4:00pm – 7:30am Monday through Friday as well as on Saturday and Sunday, our phone number will forward to our central station. During … 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

Ransomware and Cyber Security

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Are Your Computers Protected? Last July we experienced every company’s worst nightmare, ransomware. Late at night on the last Sunday in July, we got a worried call from our IT guy saying that our server was hacked. We headed into the office and the news was confirmed. Our server was hacked, and all our documents had been taken hostage through … Read More

Wildfires and COVID-19

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How COVID-19 will Affect California’s Wildfires On Wednesday May 13th, 2020 California Governor Gavin Newsom held his daily press conference with California Fire Chief Thom Porter live from the Cameron Park Fire Department in El Dorado County. During this press conference he spoke about how we are entering fire season and how due to COVID-19 this year’s wildfires will bring … Read More

The New Normal for Fire and Life Safety

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Buildings are Being Used Differently but They Are Still at Risk of Fire During this time in California our buildings are being used in ways that we aren’t used to. Hotels are mostly either left empty or filled with essential workers. Nursing homes are following strict quarantine orders. Grow rooms are being worked over time to meet California’s cannabis demand. … 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

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2020

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How to Celebrate on May 2nd Saturday, May 2nd is NFPA’s Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. According to NFPA this day was created as a “Prep Day to raise awareness of wildfire risk, to share information and knowledge, and to help residents make changes to improve the survival of their homes and neighborhoods.” Wildfire Statistics NFPA reports the following statistics for … Read More

Employee Appreciation

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We Appreciate Our Essential Workers This year’s Employee Appreciation week is looking a little different from that of years past due to the current pandemic shutdowns. We are not gathering over meals to enjoy each other’s company and expressing our gratitude for each of our employees. Instead, we are cancelling meetings, keeping 6 feet distance between each person, and constantly … Read More