Historic flashback: The fire sprinkler system we designed and installed in a simulated volcano at Six Flags Over Texas.

One of the original rides at Six Flags Over Texas when it opened in 1961 was the Mexican Fiesta Train Ride. Crisp-Ladew was very involved in the building of Six Flags as the primary contractor for designing and installing fire sprinkler systems in rides and buildings throughout the park. The Fiesta Train offered a unique challenge in its fire protection requirements. …

Aftermath of the tragic fire in Texas that killed 6 senior citizens at high-rise senior living facility

The San Antonio Express News reports today [http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Another-lawsuit-filed-in-fatal-high-rise-fire-6029997.php] that more lawsuits have been filed against the management company and owners of the Wedgwood Senior Living apartments, the high-rise in Castle Hills, Tx where a fatal fire took the lives of six residents last month and injured many more. from one payday Twenty-six lawsuits have been filed to date. There were 216 …

Commercial Wireless Fire Alarm Technology in Dallas Fort Worth

Crisp-LaDew, has been protecting the good names of companies in Dallas Fort Worth and throughout Texas since 1933.  We take pride in paying tribute to our past, but the future and the technology advancements in fire protection are what really have us excited.  This is happening now. We are leading the charge in bringing the latest and greatest in fire …

Freeze Protection

Fire sprinkler system pipes can burst just like the pipes in your home when cold weather comes. Make sure your system stands up to the test. Colder temperatures can wreak havoc on unprepared and unprotected pipes. Icy winds and dropping temperatures can cause major damage to your fire sprinkler system by freezing the water pipes, leaving you without fire protection …

Ignoring Fire Marshal’s Tag puts lives at risk, leads to $1 million lawsuit

How would you feel if someone in your family or someone close to you was living in an assisted-living facility with a fire protection system that didn’t work and the building management knew it was broken? This was exactly the case at a high rise assisted-living facility in Fort Worth, Tx as reported by the Star-Telegram this summer. Pretty shocking news report, isn’t it?  According to …

ARE YOU AFRAID OF THIS GUY?

ARE YOU AFRAID OF THIS GUY? DO YOU GET WORRIED EVERY TIME THE FIRE INSPECTOR SHOWS UP AT YOUR FACILITY? Keeping up with the inspection reports on your Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler Systems can be daunting and stressful due to the stringent requirements from insurance carriers and state regulatory agencies. The fire alarm and fire sprinkler systems in all …

Fire Alarm Services

Fire hazards are common in any building. The buildings with the highest fire risk are commercial and industrial buildings because of the amount of combustible products contained within the facility, however, this does not exclude residential and other buildings from the risk of fire. Fire alarms are an important component in the construction of any building. A critical decision for …

Fire Alarm Monitoring Can Save Lives

Accidents can happen anytime and they can come in any form. One of the most dangerous accidents is a fire. In the beginning stage of a fire – every second counts! That is why safety authorities, especially those concerned with fire prevention, are thankful that modern technology has allowed manufacturers to provide the mainstream population with top rated fire alarms …

Fire alarms, fire alarm monitoring Dallas Fort Worth

Crisp-LaDew, fire alarms, fire alarm monitoring in Dallas Fort Worth. Q: I put my system on test but the panel is still beeping or the alarm continues to go off? A: By putting a system on “test” at the monitoring station, you have let the monitoring station know the system is either being tested or serviced, and they can ignore …