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Fire Alarms

All businesses in the UK have a legal requirement to undertake a fire risk assessment which eliminates any dangers leading to potential devastating effects from fire damage. We will be able to advise on the most effective system for your fire safety requirements and can integrate your fire alarm with other systems including intruder alarms, CCTV, barriers, access control and are NSI Gold Accredited.

At Crime prevention Services we specialised in installing and maintaining Fire Alarms for both Residential and Commercial Properties.

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Why choose Crime Prevention Services to Install and maintain your Fire Alarm systems?

Our Team of Fire and Security Engineers has the best expertise and experience in installing and maintaining fire alarm systems. We provide high-quality products and services, ensuring reliable and effective fire alarm systems. Being a local family business based in Flintshire, we understand local regulations and can provide timely support and service but also have field-based engineers working across the UK. From start to finish our team offers a tailored fire alarm solutions to meet the specific needs of your property.

Once the installation is complete you will be offered to take out a maintenance contract. We offer Regular Inspections to ensure that your fire alarm system is regularly inspected and maintained, reducing the risk of malfunction. These regular visits help ensure you stay compliant with legal and insurance requirements.

At Crime prevention Services we have our own in- house 24/7 Alarm Receiving Centre which enables us to provide 24/7 Support.


What are the requirements for Commercial and Residential Properties:

Commercial Properties:

  • Compliance with Regulations: Installations must adhere to local fire safety codes and standards, such as BS 5839.
  • System Design: A comprehensive fire alarm system design that includes detection devices (smoke, heat, and CO detectors), manual call points, and audible/visual alarms.
  • Zoning: Fire alarm systems must be divided into zones to help quickly identify the location of the fire.
  • Integration with Other Systems: Fire alarms should integrate with other safety systems such as sprinklers, emergency lighting, and HVAC systems.
  • Regular Testing and Maintenance: Systems must be regularly tested and maintained to ensure functionality.
  • Power Supply: A reliable primary power source with a backup power supply (usually batteries) to ensure the system operates during power outages.
  • Documentation: Detailed documentation for installation, testing, and maintenance, along with clear instructions for occupants on fire alarm procedures.

Residential Properties:

  • Smoke Detectors: Installation of smoke detectors in key areas like bedrooms, hallways, kitchens, and living rooms.
  • Interconnectivity: In multi-unit buildings, alarms should be interconnected so that activation of one alarm triggers all alarms in the building.
  • Accessibility: Fire alarm controls should be easily accessible to residents.
  • Battery Backup: Even for residential alarms, battery backups are essential to ensure functionality during power failures.
  • User Instructions: Providing clear instructions for residents on maintaining and testing their fire alarms.

What are the Benefits of Fire Alarms and why do you need them?

  • Early Detection: Fire alarms provide early warning of a fire, allowing occupants to evacuate safely.
  • Life Safety: Reduces the risk of injury or death by alerting occupants to a fire in time to escape.
  • Property Protection: Helps minimise damage to property by enabling quicker response to a fire.
  • Insurance: Many insurance policies require functional fire alarm systems for coverage.
  • Early Intervention: Facilitates early detection and response, potentially preventing large-scale damage.
  • Compliance: Ensures compliance with legal and insurance requirements, which can prevent fines and legal action.
  • Legal Requirement: Most jurisdictions require fire alarms in both commercial and residential properties.

By choosing Crime Prevention Services for your fire alarm installation and maintenance, you are ensuring that your property is safeguarded by experts committed to your safety and compliance with all relevant regulations. Enquire now with our team to arrange a free assessment.


Our FIA-Certified team, designs, installs and commissions a range of fire-safety solutions for managed and open-protocol systems.

Our technical competence for all fire safety systems are endorsed by our NSI Gold accreditation whilst also working to the standards of BAFE SP203 Scheme and the BS 5839:2017.

In addition to fire alarms, we specialise in the installation and maintenance of fire extinguishers.

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Our clients range from domestic properties to large distribution centres, and systems are designed around the individual site requirements. These systems can share a direct link to our NSI Gold-accredited monitoring station. Our fire-safety systems can be designed either on a standalone basis or integrated with other security systems, such as access control and CCTV systems.

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If you are wishing to discuss the installation or maintenance of fire extinguishers for your business or property, then please contact a member of the team today on 0345 23 098 23 or book a free survey today.

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