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Kitchen Suppression Systems
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Founded In: 1961
Annual Vol: Undisclosed
Our Licenses:
Issuer: Montgomery County, MD Department of Permitting Services Div. of Fire Prevention & Code Compliance
Qualifier: Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation - Scott Colvin
Issuer: Commonwealth of Virginia
Qualifier: Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation
Issuer: State of Maryland
Qualifier: Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation
Issuer: NICET
Qualifier: Rob Schombert
Expiration: November 30, 2017

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Maryland Fire Equipment, specializing in fire equipment, service and install of fire protection and kitchen systems and fire extinguishers .

Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation was founded by Robert E. Colvin and James S. Hartwell in 1961 and is located in Rockville, Maryland. From its humble beginnings in the basement of Mr. & Mrs. Hartwell’s home, Maryland Fire Equipment has grown into one of the most respected fire, rescue and safety distributors on the East Coast.

We value our outstanding relationships with the leaders of fire equipment manufacturing; Globe Firefighter Suits, Mine Safety Appliances (MSA), MSA Cairns Helmets, Elkhart Brass, Stanfield Lifeliners, Mercedes Textiles and many others.

Our Mission

Owned and operated by firefighters, our mission has always been to provide our customers with a wide variety of top quality products, and excellent service.

Always Striving for Excellence

Maryland Fire Equipment is committed to our customers. We appreciate your suggestions and ask that you share your comments with us, so that we can continue to strive to be the best source for your needs. By maintaining the latest certifications, Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation ensures we can best assist you.

The Brands We Offer

We take pride in offering the best product on the market to departments and individuals. Supplying you with the highest in quality and performance since 1961. Check out some of the brands we have partnered with.

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What We Do

Products/Services Relating to Fire Protection Equipment & Systems
Products/Services Relating to Alarm Systems

Project Experience

Project Types:
Service Work/Repairs
Airport Runway
Civil & Site Development
Education (K-12)
School / College / University
Fire / Police Station
Gas Station
Golf Course
Hospital / Nursing Home
Hotel / Motel
Industrial Maintenance
Manufacturing Plant
Apartments & Condominiums
City / Town Hall
Office Building
Pre-Manufactured Structures
Power Generation & Distribution
Terminal - Airport / Bus / Railroad
Church / Synagogue
Retail Store
Road / Highway
Sewage / Water Treatment Plant
Jail / Prison
Theme Park
Arena / Stadium
Parking Garage
Club House / Community Center
Mixed Use
Secure and Shielded Facilities
Park / Playground
Storage Facility / Warehouse
Grocery Stores
Assisted Living
Single Family Residential
Renewable Energy
Design Build
Data Centers - Mission Critical
Lighting Retrofits
Auto Dealership / Service
Misc Project
Non-Building Construction
Athletic Field
Parking Lots
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Non-Residential Building
Animal Hospital / Kennel
Court House
Fitness Center
Medical Office
Post Office
Radio / Television Station
Residential Building
Tract Housing

Service Areas

Preferred Brands & Manufacturers

Akron Brass
Akron Brass
Elkhart Brass
Elkhart Brass
MSA (Mine Safety Appliances)
MSA (Mine Safety Appliances)
Cairns Fire Equipment
Cairns Fire Equipment
Globe Fire Equipment
Globe Fire Equipment
Life Liners
Life Liners
Ansul Fire Protection
Ansul Fire Protection
Activar Inc.
Activar Inc.
JL Industries
JL Industries
Viking Group
Viking Group
Cato Fire Safety
Cato Fire Safety
Central Sprinklers
Central Sprinklers
Potter Roemer
Potter Roemer
Potter Roemer Fire Pro
Potter Roemer Fire Pro
Strike First
Strike First

Associations & Memberships

Member of AOBA (Apartment & Office Building Assn. of Metropolitan Washington) AOBA (Apartment & Office Building Assn. of Metropolitan Washington)
Member of NAFED (National Assn. of Fire Equipment Distributors) NAFED (National Assn. of Fire Equipment Distributors)
Member of National Fire Protection Association National National
Member of NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies)
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