Brandy Smith Founded Smith Fire Systems in 1987. He is a third generation fire sprinkler contractor in the Pacific Northwest. His grandfather, William Smith, worked for Viking Automatic Sprinkler Company in the 1940’s and 50’s. His father, Jerry Smith started Sentry Automatic Sprinkler Company in 1950 and ran it until 1984.
Smith Fire Systems has grown from 1 to 130+ employees and to include services such as fire sprinkler (1987), fire alarm (2003), security (2003), backflow prevention (2003), fire extinguishers (2003), and suppression systems (2011). Our main office and fabrication facility is located in Tacoma, and we opened a branch office in Marysville (1999) to support our North Puget Sound customers.
From 1988 until 1994 we were located in a 6,400 sf building off Orchard Street in Tacoma (Shown below on left). In 1995 we moved into our current facility off 54th Ave E that is 35,100 sf (Shown below on right). In 1999 we opened our North Branch that is 4,800 sf (Not pictured).