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

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

To Our Customers

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We have been silent on our blog and social media since the end of 2019. This has been due to us working diligently to provide our customers with the best service possible. Over the past few months we have been reorganizing our paperwork processing procedure and working on our Customer Cloud. These steps have been taken to help provide better … 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

Closed For the Holidays

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Our Office Will Be Closed 12/24/2019 – 1/1/2020 One of the best parts of the holiday season is the ability to take a break and spend time with your family and friends. This is why here at IFS we are giving our employees the gift of spending time with their loved ones. In order to do this, our office will … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Mercantile Properties

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Be Safe While Shopping This Holiday Season The Holiday Season is here which means that people will be flooding to mercantile properties to get all of the best Black Friday deals. NFPA describes mercantile properties as, “an assortment of different types of stores, facilities providing personal services such as barber and beauty shops, laundry or dry cleaning shops, service stations, … Read More

How to Prepare Your Home for Wildfires

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Protect Your Property Using the Home Ignition Zone Throughout October and these first few days of November, California has been battling wildfires. And the parts of the state that haven’t been on fire have been under wildfire watch. After the town of Paradise was decimated by the Camp fire last year, many people in Northern California are more aware than … 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