CertaSite, a commercial fire protection and life safety company, announced it has acquired Fire Loss Control, a full-service fire protection business located in Brunswick, Ohio, servicing the greater Cleveland area. 

The acquisition for undisclosed terms is CertaSite’s seventh in Ohio. 

Fire Loss Control was founded in 1971. Its reputation will allow it to grow under CertaSite within its current customer base and expand into new markets, according to the announcement. 

“CertaSite is the perfect partner to build on the foundation laid by our employees and customers,” said Fire Loss Control former owners George and Debbie Kobrak. “With CertaSite, we have a unique opportunity to blend our knowledge base with a technology-based platform that offers new product lines, is professional and rooted in best practices, and provides significant value for customers.” 

“We are grateful to George, Debbie, and the Fire Loss Control team for their continued partnership throughout this process,” said Jeff Wyatt, CEO of CertaSite. “We are proud to be a part of what these folks have spent many years building. We look forward to building on the foundation they built by offering employees development and career advancement and expanded services and support to customers.” 

With the addition of Fire Loss Control, CertaSite has acquired 19 fire protection and life safety companies throughout the Midwest and is actively engaged in bringing new businesses under its umbrella. Markets of focus for 2022 include current states listed above along with Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia, according to the company.