Western States Fire Protection - Washington (Spokane)
The Western States Fire Protection Spokane, Washington office handles Spokane and surrounding areas. Tom Hill is the current Operations Manager. Tom has 25 years experience in the fire protection field, starting with Western States Fire Protection as a sprinkler fitter.
There are 21 employees in the WSFP Spokane office, with 5 office and administrative support staff and 16 field personnel. Along with Tom Hill, key staff include Jared Von Tobel, a Salesman with 17 years of experience in the fire protection field (Jared started in distribution); Vic Wyatt, a Service Salesman with 33 years of experience in the fire protection field (Vic began his career as a sprinkler fitter); Erv Nave, an Inspection Manager with 16 years experience in the fire protection industry (Erv started in inspection); Tim Carvo, a Design Manager with over 13 years experience (Tim began his career in design); and Jamie Pearcy, a Superintendent with over 31 years experience in the fire equipment field (Jamie started as a sprinkler fitter). The field personnel average over 20 years of fire protection system experience. At least one staff member is UA Star certified; 2 field personnel are NICET Level 2 certified, and 3 employees have their NICET Level 3 certification.
The Western States Fire Protection Spokane, Washington office has a wide variety of customers, including universities, major hospitals, hotels, high tech data centers, production plants, government work, lumber facilities, industrial plants and residential (both single-family dwellings and multi-family structures). WSFP Spokane can install service and retrofit sprinkler systems, inspections, new installation, fire extinguishers, corrosion management, special hazards, and much more. Spokane field staff can provide 24-hour emergency service to virtually any town in the Spokane Washington region.
WSFP Spokane is acknowledged throughout the area as a leader in the fire protection industry, and has received a number of testimonials for the professionalism and quality of their work. The Western States Fire Protection Spokane, Washington office has been recognized for fire sprinkler system work at numerous manufacturing, industrial, and high tech facilities. Some of the work involved complex pipe replacement and retrofit of fire sprinkler systems and installation of fire protection equipment. The work was accomplished in challenging environments and within aggressive completion schedules.
WSFP Spokane has extensive expertise in rebuilding sprinkler systems to bring them up to code and fully operational. Western States Fire Protection Spokane assists prospective and current customers with their records for municipal code inspection and insurance company purposes. WSFP Spokane will work with clients to meet builder's requirements and local building codes, ensuring that a dependable fire protection system is in place and completely operational.
What's in store for the future of Western States Fire Protection Spokane? Tom Hill predicts that radio monitoring will become more popular throughout the Spokane area. Using dedicated radio frequencies and backup power supplies, radio monitoring can be more dependable than conventional wired alarm systems. The monitoring stations are wholly owned by Western States Fire Protection, guaranteeing a quick response to any emergency. Tom also expects that water-misting systems will be part of the future in fire suppression. Another upcoming possibility is end of service life retrofit work to sprinkler systems for a wide range of applications. Finally, Tom sees gas suppression systems being used for fire protection, especially for computer server facilities.