December 14, 2022, Burlington, Ont. – Fire Inspection Services (FIS), the Hamilton-based fire protection company founded by Frank Ciardullo in 1997, will officially make the switch to the Classic Fire + Life Safety banner this January 2023.  FIS joined the Classic Fire + Life Safety family in July 2021 but has been operating independently since.


“We’re happy to officially join our colleagues at Classic FLS,” says Frank Ciardullo.  “We’ve had time to work alongside their team, especially over the past year, and we are confident that our future is brighter than ever as we become a unified group, servicing existing and new client partners.”


All FIS Fire Alarm Technicians will continue to execute their existing roles and functions as part of the change.  Ciardullo will move into the role of Key Account Manager and Fire Alarm Systems sales.  Nancy Cummings, a senior leader with FIS will bring her impressive track record of experience to the Classic FLS Customer Care Team as a Client Advocate. 


“New partnerships such as this one is another signal to our customers that they are joining an experienced and committed team when it comes to the installation and service of their fire and life safety systems and equipment,” says Randy Bird, president of Classic FLS.  “We’re delighted to strengthen our ties with Frank, Nancy and their team in this very visible and meaningful way.”


Ciardullo and his team have dedicated close to a quarter century building a reputable business that prides itself in offering exceptional services to loyal customers in Hamilton, Burlington and surrounding areas.