Rapid Fire Protection Group, DBA Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, has acquired Paradise Fire Protection of Logan, Utah, for undisclosed terms. The purchase strengthens Pye-Barker's presence in Utah and expands its market density in the suburban communities north of Salt Lake City, according to an announcement. 

Paradise Fire Protection specializes in installation, inspection, testing and maintenance of fire alarms, sprinklers and extinguishers. Paradise Fire Owner John Blankman and his team have built a strong reputation in the market, establishing Paradise Fire as the preferred life-safety company in the Cache Valley, the announcement states. 

"Joining Pye-Barker Fire & Safety is like expanding my family. It's the most well-regarded total life safety company in the nation, with great people, a genuinely supportive culture, and high customer satisfaction. I'm excited to continue to grow my business with this team," said Blankman. 

"It's an honor to work with John Blankman and the Paradise Fire team. They're true stewards of the life safety industry, always acting in the best interest of their customers in the Cache Valley," said Pye-Barker CEO Bart Proctor. 

Blankman and his employees will remain with the business, which will continue to operate as normal with additional resources from Pye-Barker. 

Rapid Fire Protection Group is one of the largest brands in the Pye-Barker family of companies, a fully integrated collective of fire-safety and alarm security services for the commercial sector. Rapid Fire Protection specializes in providing fire suppression services to new construction builds nationwide. The company joined the Pye-Barker family in 2021.