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Midwest Security and Fire Overview

From big, beautiful retreat security and surveillance installations to very simple residential security system installations, Midwest Security and Fire has you covered. Installing only the best security and surveillance equipment for over 39 years, Midwest knows their products inside and out.

Midwest recently partnered with Baratto Brothers Construction on a Lake Kabekona Retreat north of Walker, MN to provide a secure environment and homeowner peace of mind at this stunning home.

Included in this installation, was a complete professional residential security system with cellular communications, door sensors, motion sensors, smoke detection, water detection, and low temperature detection for the home and greenhouse. The systems are covered by a 3 year warranty. A lot of care is taken during installation to surpass the expectations of a typical system.

The surveillance system features a network video recorder and high definition cameras surrounding the home, garage, guest cabin, and ground. Live and recorded video can be viewed on the premise or remotely using a PC, tablet, or smartphone. Homeowners love the quality of the video and ease of use.

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Security & Fire Partners, Inc. is a locally owned security and fire contractor. We help home and business owners with custom security and fire systems. We specialize in security systems, fire alarms, access control, and surveillance systems. Our customers tell us that it is our products, our people, and our customer service that set us apart from our competition. We are located in Central Minnesota, in Brainerd, and serve The Brainerd Lakes Area, Crosslake, Wadena, Park Rapids, Walker, Little Falls, St. Cloud, and Minneapolis and St. Paul. We proudly support the communities we serve.

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Virtual Quote- now available

Now available from Midwest Security and Fire .Com- Virtual Quotevirtual quoter

Home and business owners now have the option of obtaining a detailed estimate for a security system from Midwest Security and Fire .Com by completing a short form, answering a few simple questions and attaching photos of the property. Once received, the experts at Midwest Security and Fire prepare a detailed estimate along with the most popular options allowing you to create your own custom system. The estimate will include an electronic brochure and a short video demonstrating the system operation and several exclusive features.  Harry Brodmarkle with Midwest Security and Fire stated, “Our customers love the fact they can get a detailed and accurate proposal without having to take time out of their busy schedule”.

 

To find out more about the products, services, and Virtual Quote go to www.midwestsecurityandfire.com

 

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ID Capture Camera for Surveillance Systems

ID cam picIf you have a business that is susceptible to liability due to a customers age or use of a fraudulent ID, we have a new product that may help.

For bars, restaurants that serve alcohol, and stores that sell tobacco products, checking identification is commonplace. Sometimes its tough to determine if the identification is really the person in front of you.

There may also be an event where evidence is needed that an employee actually checked the identification of a person. With an ID capture camera you can record an image of the ID used by the person during the check or transaction.

This evidence can be enhanced by installing an additional camera in the area of the exchange between your employee and the person presenting the identification.

We offer several models of the ID Capture Camera and a full line of Surveillance Systems for home or business solutions.

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Trident Seafoods Project Completion

Trident Seafoods Security & Surveillance Project

After almost a year of  design, planning, layout and months of installation, testing and staff training, we are proud to announce that the Trident Seafoods Security Project has been completed.

 

Security and food safety in the food industry is fast becoming a very important issue globally. Locally, Trident Seafoods located in Motley MN is a food processor and manufacture in the seafood industry. With several leading product they are easily considered one of the top processors in the country.

 

Midwest Security & Fire, recently completed the Access Control System and Surveillance throughout the interior and exterior of the facility. This system allows Trident to monitor and control access to the facility and insure the integrity and safety of the facility as well as the safety of the ingredients and final product.

 

The Keri Access system was installed using the NXT- Mercury product and Doors.net software. The surveillance system was installed using Midwest’s Pro-line of DVR recorders and Advanced features dome cameras throughout the interior and exterior of the facility. The access and surveillance system may be accessed in the Security Room, selected workstations or wireless device

 

About Midwest

Midwest Security and Fire, Inc. is located in Brainerd, MN and serves the entire Central and Northern Minnesota region, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  Serving Residential and Commercial owners for over thirty years. We are a licensed, bonded, and insured Technology Systems Contractor, with history in the Security Industry back to 1978. We offer a complete line of Security Products covering everything from traditional burglar and fire control devices, to Surveillance Systems, Access Control, telecom, home theater, and wireless. We are your home and business Security System experts. Find out more at www.midwestsecurityandfire.com 
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Ridgewood Apartments- Grand Forks, ND

Surveillance installations

We completed a custom surveillance system for a customer in Grand Forks, ND earlier this week. The owners of the Apartment complex have been customers at their home on Gull Lake for several years. In a recent conversation while servicing the security system at their home on Gull Lake they mentioned the trouble they have experienced finding a qualified installer to make the surveillance system work properly. The system had been poorly installed and the equipment was low quality.

 Our trained installers removed the existing system, cleaned up the wiring, mounting hardware and installed new quality surveillance equipment. The new 16 camera color DVR has a high capacity memory and is able to be viewed on any computer or smart phone.

 

All of the indoor cameras were replaced and new Advanced dome Pan Tilt and Zoom (PTZ) cameras were installed. This allows for better viewing of the parking and entry areas by allowing the cameras to scan and run tours of the areas. The images of the surveillance system are excellent.

 

The installation was completed in two days under the estimate and budget. The customers are amazed with the features and quality. Our installers also replaced the security system in the maintenance shop with a new DMP XT30 controls featuring a cellular communicator. This allowed the owners to get rid of that phone line and save an additional $750.00 per year on operating costs.

 

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Trident Seafood Project

Custom design and fabrication

The Trident Seafood Security Project is going very well. The wiring has been completed and we completing installation of the hardware on the access and surveillance systems. We recently powered up and programmed part of the access control system and have the badge design, creation, and printing underway. Things are really taking shape and everyone is excited as we near completion of the systems.

We  recently installed a custom designed and fabricated access turnstile. This will regulate employees as they enter production of the facility. Knowing who is in the facility at all times is critical to the integrity of the food product and the safety of the employees.

 

The access system is by Keri Access and is custom built with Mercury firmware and software to allow for the custom programmable features required for this installation. Since there are a variety of door types throughout the facility, all of the locking hardware required custom installation. There is nothing cookie cutter about this project.

 Many of the interior and exterior cameras are installed and running. The image views are amazing on the new equipment by Nuvico. We will be installing the advanced view cameras throughout the production areas over the next week.

 

About us

Midwest Security and Fire, Inc. is located in Brainerd, MN and serves the entire Central and Northern Minnesota region, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

 

 

 

 

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Auburn Meadows Security and Fire Systems project progress

Fire and Access Control Systems

Work has been progressing nicely on the Auburn Meadows Assisted Living and Memory Care Project. This is a multiple use facility located in Waconia Minnesota that is currenly nuder consrtuction for Senior Housing.

 

Midwest Security & Fire is installing the facilities Fire Alarm System, Area of Rescue, and Access control Systems. Electronic Saftey and Security systems are intergral and critical to the oprtation of these facilities to insure the saftey of residents and staff. the Fire Alarm is an Edwards Vigilant VS2 system and teh Access Controls are by Ingersol Rand using the Bright Blue product.

 

All three floors are now roughed in with harware and wiring. The equipment will start to be installed withing several weeks after the walls and ceilings are completed with texure and paint finishes.

 

About Midwest

Midwest Security and Fire, Inc. is located in Brainerd, MN and serves the entire Central and Northern Minnesota region, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. 
Serving Residential and Commercial owners for over thirty years.
We are a licensed, bonded, and insured Technology Systems Contractor, with history in the Security Industry back to 1978. We offer a complete line of Security Products covering everything from traditional burglar and fire control devices, to Surveillance Systems, Access Control, telecom, home theater, and wireless. We are your home and business Security System experts.
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Trident Seafood Security Project- Surveillance and Access Control Systems

Access control systems
Advanced features cameras

We have been progressing with the installation at Trident Seafood Corporations of the Access and Surveillance systems. the installation is staying on schedule and budget. The installation features a 32 camera surveillance system with advanced features dome cameras throughout the facility to monitor, entrances, exits, parking areas, critical systems, and production. In addition, the facility will have have card access for all perimiter doors and critical areas within the facility.

 
 
 
 
 
 

About Midwest

Midwest Security and Fire, Inc. is located in Brainerd, MN and serves the entire Central and Northern Minnesota region, including the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. 

Serving Residential and Commercial owners for over thirty years.

We are a licensed, bonded, and insured Technology Systems Contractor, with history in the Security Industry back to 1978. We offer a complete line of Security Products covering everything from traditional burglar and fire control devices, to Surveillance Systems, Access Control, telecom, home theater, and wireless. We are your home and business Security System experts.

Find out more at www.midwestsecurityandfire.com

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Brainerd Jaycees Park Surveillance Installation

Brainerd Jaycees Park

Midwest Security & Fire recently worked with Brainerd Parks & Recreation to install surveillance cameras at Jaycees Park in Brainerd.

The park had experienced vandalism in recent months to the buildings, skate park, and parking lot. The costs of cleanup and fears of future damages had city officials considering several alternatives including closure. 

 

Midwest Security & Fire met with Brainerd Parks & Recreation Staff to discuss current security and surveillance options, demonstrated products, and provided a detailed estimate for materials and labor installation.

 

Since Midwest Security & Fire proudly supports the community and organizations working with children, youth, and families, we  provided a generous discount on materials and labor for the project. Installation has been completed and it has been reported that no damage or vandalism has occurred since the system was installed.

 

About Midwest Security & Fire, Inc.

Our Family has been in business since 1978. Our foundation was built with this mission in mind: 100% customer satisfaction. We attain this goal by providing the highest quality products and services at an affordable price backed by an excellent monitoring service and a friendly staff of experts.

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