American Fire is a highly specialized provider of fire protection engineering, materials, installation, service, inspection, and commissioning services throughout the world. American Fire manages complex industrial, commercial and design/build fire protection projects, including sprinkler systems, fire pumps, ground storage tanks, underground piping, and special hazards. American Fire is a licensed engineering firm with multiple licensed fire protection engineers along with multiple NICET-certified design technicians. We are also a member of the National Fire Protection Association. Customers know that choosing American Fire for their complete fire protection services is the safe choice for superior service.

American Fire Executive Team

Jimmy McLellan
Jimmy McLellan

Fire Protection Services Managing Director

Josh Crow
Josh Crow

Business Line Director, EPC

Professional Affiliations

The National Institute for Certification in Engineering TechnologiesNational Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies

NICET is the global leader in promoting excellence in engineering technologies through certification and related services. Since established in 1961, more than 125,000 technicians and technologists have met NICET's rigorous certification criteria. By employing workers who have demonstrated their technical mastery, employers can provide their customers higher quality goods and services. And, the public enjoys a higher degree of safety and protection.

The National Fire Protection AssociationNational Fire Protection Association

NFPA is an international nonprofit that reduces the burden of fire and other hazards on quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

The Alabama Fire Sprinkler AssociationAlabama Fire Sprinkler Association

AFSA comprises fire sprinkler contractors, industry suppliers and code officials as well as representatives from associated organizations and individuals involved with or affected by fire sprinkler issues. The association works frequently with code officials on all levels to determine the effects decisions and proposed changes will have on our industry. The organization seeks to provide educational opportunities for all those involved in fire safety.

The National Fire Sprinkler Association

National Fire Sprinkler AssociationNFSA is known as “the voice of the fire sprinkler industry”. It is also the industry's premier resource for training and education. No other organization provides as many training opportunities, in as many sprinkler related subjects, taught by well-known sprinkler industry leaders. NFSA's seminars are approved in most states for CEUs for building and fire officials as well as licensure recertification accreditation and NICET credits.

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers

SFPE was established in 1950 and incorporated as an independent organization in 1971. It is the professional society representing those practicing the field of fire protection engineering. The Society has over 4,500 members, 73 regional and local chapters, and 16 student chapters worldwide. The purpose of SFPE is to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering and its allied fields, to maintain a high ethical standard among its members and to foster fire protection engineering education.

The Automatic Fire Alarm Association

Automatic Fire Alarm AssociationAFAA strives to be the foremost industry advocate organization dedicated to improving the quality, reliability and value of Fire and Life-Safety Systems.

CHA Companies

CHA and its affiliate and subsidiary companies deliver additional value to their clients by providing specialized expertise, cutting-edge technology and complementary services. The CHA Companies together can offer complete solutions to complex challenges.

CHA Consulting, Inc.
CHA Consulting, Inc. is an innovative engineering design, consulting and construction management firm providing a wide range of technology-enhanced planning and design services to public, private and institutional clients. CHA was ranked the 61st largest engineering firm in the United States in 2022 by Engineering News-Record. With technical personnel and offices throughout the United States and Canada, CHA offers engineering, architectural, survey, asset, construction, project management, and other services necessary to complete projects on time and within budget.
CHA Integrated Solutions
CHA Integrated Solutions is an innovative consulting, technical services, and geospatial-based software firm. The firm specializes in asset management, risk and integrity management, regulatory compliance assurance, staff augmentation, and successfully tailoring solutions for operational improvement and overall cost reduction. We develop easy-to-use asset, compliance, integrity management, and mobile solutions for organizations large and small.