Since 1970,  Fire & Security Systems, Inc.  has focused on safeguarding your business with industry-leading alarm systems expertise, the finest quality equipment and true customer partnership.

Uncompromising security against your worse fears.

Q: What’s most important in shielding your business against fire,   burglary and all the other things that keep you up at night?

A: Finding a security partner you can trust.

Long-Standing Industry Leadership
Since 1970, Fire & Security Systems, Inc. has earned an outstanding reputation as a leader in the security industry, known for systems design, service innovation, exceptional response, personal commitment and true customer partnership. Our customers include multimillion dollar enterprises, retail businesses, municipalities, medical facilities, school districts and a wide range of multi-tenant residences.

In addition, we have earned the trust of — and enjoy close working relationships with — Fire and Police Departments throughout the Chicago area, including Lake, Cook and DuPage counties. We also work in other locations outside these areas in Illinois.

No Compromises
We understand that the safeguarding of your assets cannot be compromised. That’s why we have always been committed to using leading edge technology and equipment. And why we take pride in providing proactive service and support for every one of our installations, no matter how large or small. When you work with FSS, you can trust that you will receive our finest systems and services.


“Trust isn’t something
you can claim,
it’s something you
have to earn.”

— John Fischer, President, FSS

Our History
Russ Rogers and his wife, Betty, found Fire & Security Systems, initially offering fire alarm systems.
Moved into our first office building, now offering a variety of fire alarms and security systems.
Expanded by moving to a larger headquarters, with a growing roster of services now including CCTV, access control, intercom and industrial process supervisory services.
Renovated and expanded our building and enhanced our service to offer the very latest in security systems, including longrange RF monitoring, IP-based online monitoring, camera and video surveillance systems and more.
The Russ Rogers Award for outstanding and meritorious service to the security and alarm industry established by the Illinois Electronic Security Association (IESA).
John Fischer, president of FSS, honored as the first recipient of the Russ Rogers Award.
Relocated in November 2007 to a new facility in Arlington Heights.

2007 Award of Excellence

2008  North Central Region Dealer of the Year

2008  Award of Excellence

2009  North Central Region Dealer of the Year

2011  North Central Region Dealer of the Year

Member of

ESA Electronic Security Association.

Formerly NBFAA National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association

IESA Illinois Electronic Security Association

IL-AFAA Automatic Fire Alarm Association

NFPA National Fire Protection Association

IFIA Illinois Fire Inspectors Association

N-IFIA Northern Illinois Fire Inspectors Association

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Fire & Security Systems, Inc.

516 W. Campus Drive
Arlington Heights, Ill. 60004

 Phone: 847-577-1950

Fax: 847-577-1997

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