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50 Years of Fire Protection Services by Dependable Fire Equipment

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Fire Protection Company - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire Equipment

Since its inception in 1974, Dependable Fire Equipment has stood as a premier fire protection company, dedicated to serving the Chicago metropolitan area and southern Wisconsin. With a rich history, our mission has been unwavering: to provide the community with top-tier fire safety solutions that can be relied upon. Over this period, we’ve had the privilege of serving a vast network of more than 100,000 satisfied customers.

Dependable Fire Equipment is your single source for all of your fire safety needs. We offer a comprehensive range of fire protection services. As a trusted fire protection company, our services encompass sales, installation, maintenance, service, training, and consulting. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our dedication to delivering top-notch quality and exceptional service. Moreover, we consistently stay ahead of the curve, staying informed and incorporating the latest technological advancements that impact the fire protection and safety industry.

Fire Protection Systems

Dependable Fire Equipment is a leading provider of cutting-edge fire protection systems, dedicated to safeguarding lives and property from the devastating effects of fires. With a strong commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction, we offer a wide range of fire protection solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our expert team of professionals ensures that your fire protection needs are not only met but exceeded.

Our Fire Protection Systems

Fire Alarm Systems

Fire Alarm Company - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentOur advanced fire alarm systems are designed to provide early detection and rapid response in the event of a fire. We offer a range of solutions, from traditional alarm systems to cutting-edge smart systems that can be monitored remotely for added peace of mind. Learn More

Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguisher Company - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentWe provide a comprehensive selection of fire extinguishers suitable for various fire types and settings. Our team can assist you in selecting the right extinguishers and offer training on their proper use and maintenance. We can also inspect, recharge and tag your fire extinguishers. Learn More

Fire Extinguisher Training

Fire Extinguisher Training - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentAre you prepared to tackle the unexpected? When the flames of danger start to flicker, will you know how to extinguish them effectively? In a world where fire hazards can strike at any moment, having the knowledge and skills to handle a fire emergency is not just a valuable asset – it’s a necessity. That’s where our comprehensive Fire Extinguisher Training program comes in. Learn More

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire Sprinkler Company - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentOur valued service partners design, install, and maintain state-of-the-art fire sprinkler systems that are customized to the specific requirements of your property. These systems act as a first line of defense, automatically detecting and suppressing fires before they can spread, reducing property damage and potential harm to occupants. Learn More

Backflow Systems

Backflow Prevention - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentWith our specialized Backflow Prevention solutions, we eliminate the risk of contamination that can compromise your fire system’s effectiveness. Trust Dependable Fire Equipment, where we merge safety, innovation, and reliability, guaranteeing that when the alarm sounds, your systems respond flawlessly. Learn More

Emergency Lighting – Exit Signs

Emergency Lighting - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentEmergency lighting such as emergency exit signs can offer a ray of hope and guide your employees and customers to safety. Dependable Fire Equipment provides professional emergency lighting installation, battery and light bulbs replacements and inspection for your peace of mind. Learn More

Emergency Exits

Emergency Exits - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentEmergency exits and panic alarm bars can be life-savers in the event of an emergency. Once the door is opened and the alarm sounds, employees and/or customers throughout the building are alerted to the emergency and allowed the opportunity to escape a potentially disastrous situation. This makes emergency exit and panic bar alarms just as important as any other fire protection equipment, including emergency lighting. Learn More

Emergency Exit and Lighting

Fire Emergency Exit Door Company - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentEnsuring safe egress during a fire is crucial. Dependable Fire Equipment offers emergency exit signs and lighting solutions to guide occupants to safety during an emergency, even in low visibility conditions. Learn More

Restaurant Kitchen Fire Suppression

Kitchen Fire Suppression - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentKitchen fires can happen in any building equipped with cooking appliances, but it should come as no surprise that most commercial kitchen fires happen in restaurants. In fact, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, nearly 6,000 restaurant fires are reported each year in the United States, resulting in 75 injuries and $172 million in property loss on average. At Dependable Fire Equipment, we’re committed to keeping our local restaurants and their employees safe through professional installations and inspections of kitchen fire suppression systems. Learn More

Specialized Fire Suppression Systems

Specialized Fire Protection - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentFlammable liquids, flammable materials, explosives, expensive computer equipment, oddly constructed spaces and even rotating electrical equipment can prove to be challenges with fire safety. Dependable Fire Equipment provides fire protection alternatives with a full range of varied protective techniques. Learn More

Fire Safety Consulting and Inspections

Fire Protection Inspection Company - Waukegan IL - Dependable Fire EquipmentWe offer fire safety consulting services to assess your property’s unique fire risks and provide tailored recommendations. Our routine inspections and recharging ensure that your fire protection systems are always in compliance with local regulations and standards.


There’s a reason we’re called “dependable,” and our credentials speak for themselves! Dependable Fire Equipment is certified by:

Underwriter Laboratories
International Code Council
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Experience and Expertise

With decades of experience, our team consists of certified professionals who are well-versed in the latest fire protection technologies.

Customized Solutions

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We understand that every property is unique, and we tailor our solutions to meet your specific needs and budget.


Our commitment to quality ensures that our systems and equipment are dependable and built to last.


We stay up-to-date with local fire codes and regulations, ensuring that your fire protection systems are always in compliance.

Dependable Fire Equipment is your trusted partner in fire protection. Our comprehensive range of fire protection systems, coupled with our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, makes us the top choice for safeguarding your property and the lives of those within it. Contact us today for a customized solution tailored to your specific needs. Your safety is our priority.

Some of the Industries we Serve

Our satisfied customers come from a variety of different industries throughout Chicago including:

  • Restaurant & The Food Service Industry
  • Commercial & Retail Businesses
  • High Rise Buildings
  • Municipal & Government Buildings
  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Property Management
  • Schools & Places of Worship
  • Industrial & Warehouses
  • And more!

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