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The Purpose of a Fireman Switch

Every second counts in an emergency. Fireman switches are designed to allow access into protected areas as quickly as possible.

It is a key-operated micro switch mounted or integrated into a building or secured area and enables first responders to gain access to electronically secured and locked access points. 

Where are fireman switches found?

Fireman switches are typically found in environments that remain locked where lives and property could be at risk. Such environments include residential and commercial buildings that are vulnerable to being affected by anti-social behaviour, where communal entrances and exits need to remain locked in order to protect residents and contents.

Services with the keys to activate a fireman switch are the fire brigade, police, private security, ambulance and maintenance services.  We manufacture and supply a range of fireman keys, to qualified end users or distributors . Not the general public.

Our range of fireman switches

We offer a variety of options at FSM to suit end-users with different key and style preferences. Our range includes:

  • Crescent, drop-key and standard cylinder key profiles.
  • Square Switch Housing.
  • Rectangular Switch Housing.
  • Square or Rectangular fascia assemblies to suit existing housings.
  • Momentary, Double-pole or Latching switches.
  • Any combination of key, switch and housing style.

All the fire switches can be supplied with a pad-lockable front cover for extra switch security. We also offer bespoke options for clients that are searching for alternative styles.

What we offer at FSM

At FSM we offer complete design, manufacture and supply of fireman switches. If requested, we can with our trusted partners, facilitate the fitting and integration of fireman switches into existing locations as well as into our door and gate systems.

If you’re interested in working with FSM on your next project, please contact us via our website contact form. Alternatively, if you would like to speak directly to a member of our team, telephone 01440 762561 or e-mail [email protected]

The Purpose of a Fireman Switch

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