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    5 Year Checkup – Have you had yours?

    In 2002 the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) adopted stronger inspection requirements for Fire Sprinkler Systems to make sure that they work as intended. Like ...


Extinguish Your Fears About Fire Extinguishers

The brand really does matter when it comes to fire extinguishers.   There are many reasons you want to consider what brand you use: 1.  Reliability 2.  Maintainability 3.  American Made Excel Fire Protection Services is proud to be a distributor of Amerex fire extinguishers. Unlike other brands of fire extinguishers, Amerex extinguishers are made […]

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Ice Cars

Brrr: A chilling Reminder!

The recent cold snap and early frosts bring a reminder that freezing weather is on its way again!  As cold weather approaches, sprinkler systems and their components become increasingly vulnerable to freezing.  This will not only make systems less effective, but also brings with it the risk of extensive and expensive damage that can result […]

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ASA Detector Cutaway

No False Alarm Guarantee

No False Alarm Guarantee for ASAtechnology Detectors Siemens is proud to offer its No False Alarm Guarantee for Cerberus Pro Advanced Detectors!  Siemens is so confident of their intelligent, multi-criteria detector technology that they guarantee its accuracy.  Siemens will pay any fines associated with a false alarm at your site that is triggered by Cerberus […]

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Dormitories, fraternities, sororities, and barracks

Overview of the fire problem in dormitories, fraternities, sororities and barracks, including trend tables, causes, time of day, day of week, month of year and area of origin. Also includes published incident descriptions, published articles and investigation reports and summaries. Executive Summary During the five-year period from 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual […]

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Commercial Vehicle

DOT Vehicle Extinguisher Rating

With the Federal Department of Transportation’s recent adoption of their new Emergency Equipment requirements for commercial vehicles, there has been some confusion in what exactly they are requiring with regards to minimum ratings of fire extinguishers. According to the rule, any vehicle that transports hazardous material in an amount that requires the truck to be […]

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Halotron Fire Extinguisher

Fire Extinguisher Education Required

Did you know that OSHA Standard 1910.157 requires all employers to provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the use of Fire Extinguishers? If you have Fire Extinguishers in your facility, Excel Fire Protection Services can help you meet this requirement.  We offer both class room and “hands-on” training. Our classroom training is taught […]

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Excel Fire Truck

Servicing On Site

You can see our truck out and about all the time.  In this case it was getting a little muddy as it was servicing the oil field.   Being able to service your fire extinguishers at your site is what sets Excel Fire Protection Services apart from the average company that will simply swap equipment […]

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High-Expansion Foam

History of High-Expansion Foam Water has long been a universal agent for suppressing fires, but is not best in all cases.  For example, water is for the most part ineffective on an oil fire, it can even be dangerous. In 1902, a method of extinguishing flammable liquid fires by blanketing them with foam was introduced […]

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