Fire Protection

Shambaugh is one of the top fire protection contractors in the industry.


Distinguished by a commitment to provide competitive and accurate pricing, technically advanced in-house design, and highly efficient fire protection fabrication services, we strive to offer unmatched expertise and comprehensive value that consistently meet the changing needs of our clients.

Managed by our leadership team, Shambaugh Fire Protection also operates as Dalmatian Fire and Harroun Fire Protection in the Midwest, Northstar Fire Protection of Texas in the southern-central states, and Progressive Pipe Fabricators scattered across the country – represented by 27 individual locations.  We average about 10,000 service jobs, 15,000 inspections, and 1,000 projects throughout 50 states within a typical year. Clients will find offices conveniently located in:

  • AL / Trinity
  • AZ / Glendale, Kingman, Phoenix
  • CA / Los Angeles
  • FL / Orlando
  • GA / Atlanta, Tifton
  • IL / Chicago, Peoria
  • IN / Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, South Bend
  • KY / Louisville
  • MI / Detroit, Kalamazoo
  • NC / Charlotte
  • NV / Las Vegas
  • OH / Cincinnati, Columbus, Masury, Toledo
  • TN / Memphis, Nashville
  • TX / Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio

A Full Range of Active & Passive Fire Protection

We pride ourselves on the ability to offer our clients complete fire protection services. With over 200 NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies)-certified fire designers, our Fire Protection Group consistently produces the industry’s highest level of accurate and detailed fire sprinkler system designs, using advanced CADD and hydraulic calculation software to ensure accuracy, optimum design, and on-time project completion.

A Safe Job Is a Successful Job

Simply put, we have a passion for safety. Backed by one of the best safety and quality assurance programs in the industry, our internal safety program addresses the demanding requirements of the nuclear, biopharmaceutical, heavy industrial, and other process and mechanical industries.

From simple fire sprinkler systems to complex special hazard systems, our rigorous safety practices and programs help ensure that every person on every fire protection project goes home safely, each and every day.

We Offer a Wide Range of Fire Equipment Repair & Service

We approach every fire protection project with the same level of care, safety, and diligence. Our fire protection group offers the following specialized fire detection and suppression systems:

  • Backflow preventers
  • Wet and dry sprinklers
  • Fire alarm service
  • Pre-action and deluge systems
  • Underground fire mains and hydrants
  • Foam systems
  • Wet and dry chemical systems
  • Fire equipment repair
  • Fire equipment monitoring
  • CO2 systems: gaseous agents
  • Special hazards & fire suppression systems
  • Clean agent systems
  • High-speed and ultra-high-speed detection systems
  • Fire alarms and detection systems
  • Fire pumps
  • Water storage tanks
  • Antifreeze
  • Standpipe and fire hose systems
  • Smoke detector sensitivity testing
  • Dry chemical systems
  • Halon replacement systems
  • Fire sprinkler repair & service
  • Fire sprinkler testing
  • Fire service reports
  • Fire protection fabrication services
  • Fire and life-safety preventative maintenance services and inspection programs