In news from San Francisco Fox affiliateFox 2, a fire alarm technician who worked on the fire alarm in an apartment building that later suffered a fatal fire faces a criminal investigation.Further, the story reports, the alleged perpetrator may be ignoring cease and desist orders and continuing to work on fire alarm systems for a different company, endangering lives, according to the story.

This story highlights why things like continuing education, licensure and effective policing of licensure systems is so important.

Norris recommends business owners regularly ask to see licenses for workers. Life-safety and security providers who don’t follow licensing laws have no place in an industry that is involved in protecting lives and property.

Norris is licensed anywhere a license is required.


What is Norris All About?

Norris, Inc.—a South Portland, Maine-based life-safety and security systems integrator with satellite offices in Bangor, Maine; Lee, New Hampshire; and Burlington, Vermont—was founded nearly 40 years ago by two brothers, Brad and Harty Norris. The brothers remain on the board of directors today and continue to help steer the enterprise toward its goal of advancing life-safety, security, and communications while striving to grow in its status as Northern New England’s leading systems integrator. Norris provides fully integrated life-safety and security solutions, comprising disparate systems including fire alarm, intrusion detection, access control, video surveillance, emergency notification, and communications.