History

  • First residential smoke alarm was released

    1969

  • Retail line "First Alert" was created

    1970

  • First plastic head fire extinguisher line was developed

    1985

  • First battery operated carbon monoxide alarm was released

    1993

  • First 10-year sealed battery smoke alarm was released

    1995

  • Line of safes & security cameras was launched

    1996

  • First combination smoke & CO alarm was released

    1997

  • First alarms with voice alert technology were released

    2003

  • First fire extinguishing spray, Tundra, was launched

    2007

  • First line of compact photoelectric smoke alarms was released

    2008

  • First micro alarm was released

    2012

  • First 10-year wireless alarm was released

    2016