Fire Safety: How Fire Alarms And Voice Evacuation Systems Save Lives

When a fire breaks out, the best way to save lives is to provide early warnings and voice evacuation guidance.


Having fire alarms installed and an emergency voice evacuation system set in place can save tremendous amounts of lives.

Life safety depends heavily on intelligent fire alarms and integrated emergency voice evacuation systems.

What should the fire alarm system and voice evacuation feature?

  1. Intelligent fire alarm initiating devices.

  2. Alarm notification appliances.

The fire alarm system as a whole must meet requirements set by the NFPA 72 Standard. The voice evacuation system should be designed to function even when there is a power failure or outage.

Fire alarm systems and voice evacuation systems should also have preventive maintenance schedule to assure that detectors, fire alarm stations, control panels, water flow switches and emergency voice evacuation system accessories are properly functioning.

Fire alarm installations are essential to protecting human life. Fire alarm technology has improved in its life saving potential over the years because it’s designed to not invoke confusion as it originally did with loud sounders and sirens.

Remember, most of the public do not experience frequent fire practices. This is why integrated voice evacuation systems are important. The evacuation directions are clear and coherent to improve survival numbers and reduce physical injuries in the case of a fire.

Fire alarm installations and voice evacuation systems can also assist in property protection because of its sophisticated early warning systems increase time to extinguish fires at early stages.

What type of fire alarm and voice evacuation systems will you need?

The type of fire alarm system and voice evacuation system your building will need are based on number of occupants and the building type.

The voice evacuation should have no harmonic distortion for best life safety practices (buzzes, cries etc).

Fireline Corporation will provide you harmonic distortion test for the most reliable voice evacuation services.

Here are the benefits of integrated voice evacuation systems:

  • It is an effective, fast, safe evacuation guide for emergencies.

  • All instructions are verbally clear and concise for occupants when it comes to location/ proximity to fire emergency.

  • The voice evacuation systems come with a back-up voice evacuation amplifier to increase survivability and reduce other emergency risks that could prevent safe evacuations.

  • Voice evacuation messages are highly customizable to provide the best life safety and fire emergency alerts.

The following are the advantages of fire alarm system installation:

  • Fire alarm systems can protect lives 24/7 through immediate early warning detection.

  • Fire alarm systems allow people to evacuate safely by identifying the location of a fire before loss of life or physical harm can occur.

Fireline Corporation is here to provide design, installation, programming and training of fire alarm systems and voice evacuation systems alike.

All system designs are reviewed and approved by the NICET certified technicians (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies).

Learn about Fireline’s fire alarm systems and voice evacuation installations today.

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