When Is It Time for a New Apparatus?

Posted on September 9, 2014

As has often been said before, reliability is one of the most important aspects of fighting a fire. Making sure that all of your equipment is running properly increases the safety and effectiveness of effective and efficient firefighting. One way to confirm that your equipment is reliable is to check the functionality of your apparatus. […]

How to Stay Safe From Carbon Monoxide: In Any Season

Posted on June 24, 2014

Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is toxic enough to be lethal. It is emitted by products we use everyday, such as cars, grills, and furnaces. While the idea of an undetectable, toxic, and commonly used gas can certainly be unsettling, there are many ways to keep yourself from being exposed to harmful […]

Summer Safety Tips

Posted on June 12, 2014

Now that summer has arrived, it is time to kick back and spend time with friends and family.  Summer is also a time that’s associated with numerous outdoor events. Whether it’s hosting a big cookout or just grilling in your backyard, fire safety is of paramount importance during these summer months. Here are some tips […]

Product Spotlight: SFS Fire Tankers

Posted on April 28, 2014

Southern Fire Services offers a wide range of products ranging from pumpers to a variety of rescue units. One of the most recognizable products that Southern Fire Service offers is the tanker. A tanker, also known as a water tender, is essentially a vehicle that transports water from its source to the location of a […]

Pump Testing – It’s Critical!

Posted on March 11, 2014

A fire engine pulls up to a house. The crew races up to the nearest fire hydrant to connect the hose and so far everything is going smoothly. The water is being pumped, but after a few seconds the water stops. Unable to put out the fire, the crew needs to call for backup as […]

History of Fire Apparatus

Posted on February 20, 2014

Sirens blare as a fire truck pulls around the corner. Firefighters quickly hop out of the vehicle and work to attach the truck’s hose to the nearest fire hydrant. This is the image that comes to the mind of just about everyone when it comes to how fires are handled. We may take this routine […]

Winter Fire Safety

Posted on December 23, 2013

The winter holiday season should be a wonderful time of year. However fires and related injuries associated with holiday decorating are much more common during this season. Here are a just a few statistics from the U.S Fire Administration website: 905 people die in winter home fires each year. $2,091,000,000 in property loss occurs from […]

We’ve Expanded Our Facility

Posted on December 13, 2013

Southern Fire Service & Sales has expanded the facility 5000 SQ! We have also made some big changes in the production, engineering, sales and service departments. We are excited to announce: Our production facility has added: A pressurized paint booth to shorten our drying time A water jet update including a new hard drive, software […]