East Rand Fire was established in 1971, with over 50 years of experience in the firefighting industry, we offer reliable advice, great service and high-quality products for all your firefighting equipment and safety needs across Gauteng.
Our key focus at East Rand Fire is the sourcing and supplying of the best possible fire solutions for our clients.
• We offer free, no obligation quotations • Reliable and trustworthy advice • Installation of new firefighting equipment • Servicing of existing firefighting equipment & refilling of extinguishers • Monthly inspections of equipment • Hydro Testing of all seamless steel and aluminium cylinders
All servicing and installations are strictly done in accordance with the municipal by-laws, national building regulations and SABS Codes of good practice.
Frequently Asked Questions
These frequently asked questions range from what is the best fire extinguisher to use for a certain situation to how regularly we can assist with fire servicing. Contact us below for more information.
Fire equipment should be serviced every 12 months (yearly) by a registered company . Products are serviced by a BSI or SABS approved Company and SAQCC registered technician – the technicians registration number should be indicated on the service label. (you can check the service technician or companies on the following website: www.saqccfire.co.za).
All equipment being installed or serviced should carry the BSI or SABS markings as it relates to SANS accreditation.
All fire extinguishers require pressure testing by law. Foam, water and powder extinguishers require pressure testing every 5 years. CO2 extinguishers need to be pressure tested within the first 5 years and then require pressure testing every 10 years.
Your sprinkler systems need to be inspected on a monthly basis by a competent person within your organisation. The pumps for any sprinkler system need to be serviced every 12 months (yearly) basis by a registered and approved competent person. The valves need to be overhauled every 3 years by a registered and approved competent person.
Your fire systems need to be inspected on a monthly basis by a competent person within your organisation. It is recommended that fire systems are serviced every 3 months (quarterly) by a registered and approved competent person.
Your ventilation system needs to be inspected on a monthly basis by a competent person within your organisation. Fusible link vents need to be serviced every 12 month (yearly). Electromechanical vents need to be serviced every 3 months (quarterly).