A monitored alarm system provides added protection that a standard fire alarm system does not offer with round the clock protection for your facilities. Fire alarm monitoring systems by alert the proper authorities and emergency contacts when a fire alarm or security alarm system goes off.
How Does an Alarm Monitoring System Work?
When a monitored fire or security alarm goes off, a signal is sent over the Internet, cellular service, radio, or a phone line to a monitoring center. At the monitoring center there are live operators available 24 hours a day who are ready to react to your emergency. The operators will assess the situation and alert the proper authorities as well as emergency contacts.
Benefits of Fire Alarm Monitoring
Fire alarm monitoring offers many benefits for your facility including:
- Peace of mind that your building is protected
- Immediate response to an emergency, even during non-business hours
- Alerting of the authorities immediately when building occupants are unable to call 911
- Monitoring of trouble and supervisory signals for fire alarms and sprinklers
Signals to Monitor
When you have an alarm monitoring system for your facility, there are many different types of alarms and systems that can be monitored including:
- Alarm activation
- Fire alarm systems
- Fire pump signals
- Sprinkler flow alarms
- Sprinkler systems
- Suppression and special hazard systems
- Suppression system discharge
- Tamper, supervisory/trouble
- Critical process alarms
- Hold-up alarms
- Openings and closings
- Temperature alarms
Fire Alarm Monitoring from Reliance
Reliance Fire Protection offers fire alarm monitoring for clients in the Baltimore, MD and Washington D.C. areas. Our central station for fire alarm monitoring is UL Listed for fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler systems, fire pump signals, sprinkler flow alarms, trouble and supervisory signals and more! Our alarm monitoring teams are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We have 24-hour emergency service available for any issues that arise with your fire sprinkler and fire alarm system. Reliance Fire Protection has installed monitored fire systems for commercial, industrial and institutional applications. Contact us to learn more about our fire alarm monitoring services!