History

Dependable Fire Protection was founded in 1993 by Dennis Bass, Don Scott and Doug Scott. This family and friend business has developed into a highly regarded fire protection contractor servicing the Grand Rapids-West Michigan area. Between these three partners they have over 80 years of experience in the fire protection industry. Each has dedicated his professional life to the fire protection industry and has shared this passion with friends and family.

Our commitment is to assist you with all of your commercial fire protection needs. We have built a reputation on the principle of providing professional service and high quality products to all our customers. Dependable Fire Protection is recognized as one of the most responsive, thorough and reliable fire suppression contractors in the Grand Rapids-West Michigan area. We are currently fully bondable, insured, and licensed in nine different states.

Currently, we have 40 full time employees, 30 of whom are highly experienced, skilled mechanics. Each technician is trained and supervised through a comprehensive apprenticeship program. This process contributes to an extremely high level of proficiency and quality work. All designs, engineering, fiscal management, material needs and cost analysis are performed by our staff with the aid of computers and CAD technology.

Our operation is completely self-sufficient. Our mechanical shop is stocked with a large supply of pipe and fittings. Each of our trucks is equipped with a complete set of the most technologically advanced equipment. Our mechanics are professional craftsmen who take pride in their work and perform it diligently and safely.

Our services include, but are not limited to, the following: complete installations and alterations of fire sprinkler and standpipe systems, hydrostatic pressure tests, 24-hour emergency service and repairs, fire pump testing and installations.

Dependable Fire Protection is a licensed Fire Suppression Contractor with the State of Michigan. Providing our customers with cost-effective, professional and reliable service is our priority. We hope that you will enjoy our website and become a part of our family customer base.