Solutions for Fire Protection

At Holmes Fire and Safety of Berlin, Ohio we address the fire protection needs for home and business in an attempt to give you fire protection and peace of mind.

We provide fire protection services and products, and help businesses satisfy fire requirements of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation.

We are family-owned and operated. Read our full story here.

Call us to schedule an appointment at your site and provide a free estimate and consultation regarding your unique fire protection needs.

Phone 330-893-3139 or 330-473-2970.

Our Team

– We are qualified

• Most of our team members have firsthand experience with fire and firefighting through involvements with local fire departments.
• We are licensed and certified to operate in Ohio to install and maintain portable and automatic fire extinguishers, as well as, fixed fire suppression systems for commercial kitchens and spray booths.
• We are prepared to advise and assist in meeting legal requirements set by OSHA regulations, or special requirements by the state fire marshal, local authorities or jurisdictions, or insurance companies.

Products

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Holmes Fire and Safety of Berlin, Ohio is an authorized dealer of Amerex Fire Extinguishers and Amerex Fire Suppression Systems.
We offer the full spectrum of Amerex products and our stock includes: Dry Chemical, High Performance Dry Chemical, Wet Chemical, and Water Mist Hand Portable Fire Extinguishers.

Other Amerex products available include: Water and Foam Extinguishers and Class D Extinguishers for combustible metal fires.

We are an authorized dealer and installer of Amerex Automatic Industrial Fire Suppression Systems, and Commercial Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems.

If you have specific Fire Extinguisher questions, check our FAQs page. If you haven’t been able to find your answer, please feel free to contact us.

If you have a general understanding of Fire Extinguishers and need to know which type of fire extinguisher gets used for which type of fire, check out this chart.


What I need to Protect my Business

Guidelines for Warehouse, Typical Manufacturing Facilities: We recommend a minimum of a 10# ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher located according to code: (6.2.1.2.2)  “Fire extinguishers shall be located so that the maximum travel distances shall not exceed 75 ft. (22.9m)…”

What I need to Protect my Home

Guidelines for Home: We recommend a minimum of a 5# ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher for each floor level located according to code: (6.2.1.2.2)  “Fire extinguishers shall be located so that the maximum travel distances shall not exceed 75 ft. (22.9m)…”

If your home has fireplaces or if you heat with wood, we recommend a 10# ABC Dry Chemical for protection against chimney fires.

What I need to Protect my Office Facility

Guidelines for Office Facility where dust-sensitive equipment (computers and printers) is used: We recommend a minimum of a 6 Liter Water Mist Fire Extinguisher located according to code: (6.2.1.2.2)  “Fire extinguishers shall be located so that the maximum travel distances shall not exceed 75 ft. (22.9m)…”

Disclaimer: Information provided above are general recommendations. Specific rules apply to specific scenarios. Please contact Holmes Fire and Safety to discover whether special requirements apply.


Commercial Services

Monthly or Annual inspections at your locations.
Experienced and qualified individuals will periodically (monthly or annually) visit your site to make sure that all fire protection and safety measures are current and in place, and to inspect and maintain the fire extinguishers at your place of business, community, or public location.

Recharging extinguishers
We have a team of qualified individuals who annually visit your site to inspect and maintain the fire extinguishers at your home, place of business, community, or public location. If needed, your fire extinguisher will be recharged and returned to your location. Another fire extinguisher will be left at your site while your extinguisher goes back to our shop and is recharged.

Hydrostatic testing
We are licensed by the State of Ohio Department of Commerce — Division of State Fire Marshal and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to perform hydrostatic testing on fire extinguisher cylinders.

Hands-on corporate training
Holmes Fire and Safety Solutions offers local on-site, hands-on training for employees, in the use of hand portable fire extinguishers which is an OSHA (Ohio Safety and Health Administration) and insurance company requirement in many businesses.

 

Feel free to contact us with any questions by calling 330-893-3139 or emailing.