AI Fire is a leading provider of fire and life safety services in the U.S. We offer national account services via our vendor network at Academy Fire and serve local and regional customers through Impact Fire’s employed technicians.

Our hybrid model allows us to simultaneously cater to national, multi-site customers who wish to outsource the vendor management process and support customers who prefer a direct relationship with fire protection professionals.

Who We Are

Who We Are

We are a business focused on protecting your personnel and property. We are not a facilities management company. We are fire safety experts dedicated to providing the highest quality service possible to safeguard your business.

What We Do

What We Do

We inspect, service, design, and install fire protection and life safety systems nationally and in your community. Our experienced and qualified team will ensure compliance and customer satisfaction for all of your fire protection systems.

What We Are Interested In

What We Are Interested In

We are looking for other fire and life safety business owners and professionals to join our growing platform. We are interested in other fire protection companies with the same dedication to their customers and employees. We can be stronger together.


In less than a decade, AI Fire has become one of the preeminent fire and life safety companies nationwide. Our team has a collective 450 years of industry experience and several members of our leadership team have been working together for more than two decades.

  • 2009

    Impact Fire founded by a group of dedicated fire and life safety experts in Houston, TX

  • 2012

    Caltius Equity Partners acquires Impact Fire

    Mike Lloyd hired as CEO

  • 2013

    Academy Fire joins forces with Impact Fire under Caltius’ ownership, creating Impact Facility Services

    Impact Fire expands TX operation in San Antonio and College Station

  • 2014

    Impact Fire acquires Protective Systems, a leading fire and life safety operation with four offices in FL

    New Impact office opened in Dallas, TX

  • 2015

    Impact Fire opens self-perform operation in Las Vegas, NV

    Buck Taylor promoted to SVP of Impact

  • 2016

    Impact Fire now serves 6 offices in Texas

    Bill Freeman joins as VP of National Sales at Academy Fire

  • 2017

    Audax acquires Impact Facility Services

    Impact Fire opens new self-perform location in Salt Lake City, UT

    Impact Fire acquires Central Texas in Waco, TX and Metro State Fire in Denver, CO

    Impact Facility Services invests in its team with hire of Elena Sparling, VP of Strategy & Business Development and Jeff Murtari as Senior Director of IT

  • 2018

    Impact Facility Services rebrands as AI Fire

    Impact Fire moves into the Northeast with acquisitions of leading fire and life safety services companies, Tri State in NH and FireProTec in VT

    Impact builds upon its presence in the Denver area through acquisition of Fire Protection Concepts, a leader in special hazards and fire alarm

  • 2019

    George Brown and Scott Pustizzi join AI Fire as COO and VP of HR, respectively. Renee Mejia promoted to VP of Operations at Academy Fire

    Impact Fire grows its Northeast operations in the Boston area with acquisitions of Allstate Fire Equipment and Hoodco Systems

  • 2020

    Impact Fire expands its New England presence with its acquisitions of LRC Fire Safety in Manchester NH and P&J Sprinkler in Willimantic CT

    Impact Fire acquires North Shore Fire Equipment, expanding its services for the NYC metro and northeast markets

  • 2021

    Impact Fire acquires Legacy Fire Protection and TEC Control Systems, expanding its service across western Massachusetts and CT.

    AI Fire is acquired by TruArc Partners

    Impact Fire enters Southeast market with acquisitions of Blackstone Fire Control and Fess Fire Protection with five district offices across North and South Carolina.

    Academy Fire acquires BCI Technologies, enhancing its low voltage and security capabilities across its national footprint.

  • 2022

    Impact Fire establishes a new location in Greenville, South Carolina to strengthen its presence in the Southeast market.

    Impact Fire acquires Patriot Fire & Safety in Pasadena, Texas, expanding its fire extinguisher services in the Southwest and the greater Houston area.

    Impact Fire establishes a new location in Phoenix, Arizona, in partnership with an acquisition of the Fire Alarm Division of Apollo Security Group to strengthen its services in the west and the greater Phoenix area.

    Impact Fire deepens New England presence with acquisition of ASAP Fire & Safety Corp in Tyngsborough MA.

  • 2023

    Impact Fire acquires H & H Systems and establishes its first Pennsylvania location.

    Impact Fire establishes new locations in Mobile, AL and Beaumont, TX to strengthen its presence along the Gulf Coast.

    Impact Fire to announces its acquisition of Alliance Fire & Safety ("Alliance Fire") with offices in Tampa and Venice.

    Impact Fire acquires Gainesville Fire Protection, establishing its first Georgia location.

    Impact Fire acquires Dark Horse Industries, strengthening its Denver, CO team.

    Impact Fire acquires Professional Fire, expanding its presence in the Northeast.

  • 2024

    Impact Fire acquires DataWise Communications, expanding its commercial security offerings in North Georgia.

    Impact Fire acquires All West Fire & Security, establishing a new location in Prescott, AZ.

2009 2024

Our Leadership

Michael Lloyd

Michael Lloyd

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Lloyd joined AI Fire in the summer of 2012 as CEO. His responsibility is to drive the growth and development of the business, with the primary objective of building the finest fire protection services firm across the country. Before joining AI Fire, Mike was President at Consolidated Fire Protection. He was responsible for growing and managing the national accounts service business, starting that business in 2004 and ultimately building one of the largest national services businesses in the industry. Earlier in his career, Mike was involved in several technology businesses, including Intuit, and was a consultant for several firms, including Viant and Perot Systems.

Mike earned his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and holds a BA in Political Economy from UC Berkeley. He is active in the fire protection and life safety industry and is a member of AFSA, NFPA, and NAFED. Mike is also active in the broader facilities services industry as a member of PRSM and RFMA and serves on the board of EMSAR and APHIX. When not working, Mike enjoys golfing, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife, Rachel, and grown son and daughter.

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Advantages of Joining AIFire

We are an entrepreneurial team of fire and life safety experts dedicated to attracting the best in industry.

  • Access to resources and opportunities by joining a fire protection operation with a growing national footprint
  • Opportunity for motivated team members to shape a developing and entrepreneurial organization
  • Ability to offer new service lines or cross-sell existing services
  • Opportunity to leverage AI Fire’s back-office and technology infrastructure



We are committed to being the premier fire protection service provider and preferred employer in the fire protection industry by operating under the following core principals.

  • Put our employees and customers first, no exceptions
  • Build lasting relationships with our customers and each other
  • Work in an open, honest, constructive, and safe manner
  • Demand excellence from ourselves and support others in delivering superior service
  • Make intelligent decisions quickly
  • Act like an owner
Our Values
Contact Us

Contact Us

AI Fire is eager to connect with other growing fire protection and life safety companies. If you’d like to discuss opportunities to join our team or grow your organization within our larger platform, we’d like to get in touch.

Industries & Services

Industries & Services

AI Fire has extensive experience serving a variety of markets. We take pride in our longstanding customer relationships and our ability to provide them with comprehensive fire and life safety services.