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Tidewater, Virginia


804 Port Centre Parkway
Portsmouth, VA 23707

General Manager

Rick Green

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Fire & Life Safety Services in Tidewater, Virginia

Looking for a partner in Tidewater, Virginia to manage your fire & life safety systems? Fire & Life Safety America can help. Our highly-certified team understands and respects the regulatory procedures of many industries including healthcare, retail, education, and hospitality. Contact us with the form below to learn how FLSA can help your business!

FLSA provides fire protection services throughout the Tidewater region, including Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Suffolk, Newport News, and Hampton.

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Rick Green

General Manager

Rick Green joined Fire & Life Safety America in May 2001 as a project manager in the Raleigh district office.  After one year, he was promoted to General Manager of the Tidewater District.  Prior to FLSA, Rick worked in sales and project management for 14 years with a another fire suppression company.  He was introduced to the fire protection industry soon after graduating from college. Rick earned a NICET Level IV certification in Water Based Systems Layout. He has a B.S. in Business Management from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and is currently pursuing his MBA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, church community, reading and watching sports.

Fred Parsain

Service Manager

Fred joined Fire & Life Safety America in October 1999 to help construct the Tidewater Service Division that started in 1998, and currently serves as the Inspections/Service Manager for the Tidewater Office. Fred has 32 years’ experience in the fire protection industry with an estimated 4 years on the installation side, 12 years performing maintenance & repairs to include inspections/testing of water based fire systems, fire alarm systems, and special hazard systems and 16 years as a Service Manager. In 1993 he completed a 4 year ASFA & Commonwealth of Virginia apprenticeship program, and achieved his NICET & Virginia DPOR certifications .   In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with my wife and family, volunteering in local communities, camping, fishing, and watching sports.

Fire System Monitoring

FLSA offers fire alarm monitoring for all types of fire-related emergencies. Our team receives, routes, and handles the following alarm signals on a daily basis:

  • Sprinkler/Tamper Monitoring
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Trouble
  • Fire Supervisory
  • Low Battery
  • Power Failure

Fire System Inspections

Fire & Life Safety America offers a wide range of inspection services to meet our customers’ needs. Our NICET certified and experienced inspectors inspect devices in accordance with NFPA 25, NFPA 72, and NPPA 10 standards. Some of the most common services FLSA provides include:

  • Inspection & Testing of Addressable/Analog Fire Alarm Systems
  • Programming for a variety of alarm systems
  • Servicing of all fire alarm devices
  • Testing & certification of Backflow Prevention Devices
  • Inspection & Testing of Water-Based Fire Protection Suppression Systems, Hazards Suppression Systems and Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Pump Testing
  • Identification of Manufacturer’s Recall Sprinkler Heads (VRP)

Fire Systems Service & Repair

FLSA offers emergency and repair service for all types of fire sprinkler systems, including:

  • Wet pipe sprinkler system
  • Dry pipe fire sprinkler system
  • Pre-action sprinkler system
  • Deluge fire protection systems
  • Fire Pump, Standpipe, and Fire Alarm systems

Our technicians are provided with fully equipped service vehicles, and are available for 24-hour on-call emergency service. We also handle all types of special hazard systems, and most fire alarm systems.

Fire System Installations

Fire & Life Safety America offers competitively priced fire system installation. Our experienced and knowledgeable NICET certified design and estimating staff can help with all types of fire protection and life safety systems installation.

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Fire & Life Safety Systems in Tidewater, Virginia

Looking for a partner in Tidewater, Virginia to manage your fire & life safety systems? Fire & Life Safety America can help.