BAFE Accreditation SP203

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Fire Alarm Installation Cornwall

Fire Protection Systems were one of the first small businesses in Devon to achieve BAFE back in 2007.  As a business we strive to do a good job, meeting the needs of our customer and BS5839. We recognise that we provide advice as well as support because our customers want the best. If your business is looking for a installer … Read More

Weekly Test- it’s done for a reason!

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Fire Alarms North Devon

The purpose of weekly test is to verify the alarm is functioning and allow your staff and occupants of the building to become and remain familiar with the Fire Alarm System. The British Standard BS 5839-1 2017 Clause 44.2 a) states “Every week, a manual call point should be operated during normal working hours. It should be confirmed that the … Read More

Zone Diagram- Does your system have one?


BS5839 -1 2017 states all fire alarm systems must have a Zone diagram correctly orientated mounted next to the fire alarm panel and repeater. The Zone plan must be a diagrammatic representation of your building, showing specific topographic information and the division of the building into detection zones to allow Users and Fire Fighters to access the source of the fire … Read More

2018 Brings New Opportunities


A successful ISO9000 audit over the Christmas Period followed a brilliant BAFE SP203 audit earlier in the month. New installs and upgrades have included: A precision engineering company A local church hall One off Barnstaple’s oldest Public Houses with accomodation A Modern Block of Flats One of North Devon’s Leading Care Homes A nurse call upgrade Several Take Overs FPS … Read More

Passive Fire Protection- are you covered!


Passive fire protection ensures fire compartments are sealed from the spread of flame, smoke and heat. If any one of these fire elements breaks through a barrier your chances of escape are diminishing. A fire door incorrectly fitted without smoke strips, intumescent seals, a closer, hinges and appropriate door furniture is not going to prevent the Big 3. A hole … Read More

Another great week for FPS


Four new takeovers and numerous maintenances. The takeovers were a mixture of public houses, flats and shops and we would like to thank them for their business. We also move into a new financial year and at this time it seems appropriate to thank all our older customers for their business. For those of you wondering why maintenance is required … Read More

Scope increase ISO9001 Passive Fire Stopping

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In conjunction with Robert Meldrum of Quality Aspects in Cornwall we have now added Passive Fire Protection to our ISO 9001 Scope to go with Fire Alarm Systems design, installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance in line with our BAFE SP203 approvals. FPS are a growing company and if you have issues with Fire Blocking and Passive Fire Protection please do … Read More

New Fire Alarm Install/Upgrade at Care Home


FPS are delighted to help a local care home, upgrading their existing system to ensure they meet the requirements of Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. Phase 1 included 40 + addressable detectors, sounders and VADs with a connection to the existing conventional system all installed in a ten day window. The install team overcome some difficult install issues … Read More