Hill Fire Protection acquires State Line Fire Systems

July 26, 2021
Chicago company expands presence in Indiana
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Chicago-based Hill Fire Protection, LLC has announced the acquisition of Chesterton, IN based State Line Fire Systems.

The two organizations are uniquely aligned as State Line’s reputation, expertise, and business practices complement Hill Fire’s values, vision, and strong commitment to quality and safety. The combined resources will allow Hill Fire Protection to continue to provide exceptional service to their customer base as they expand further into Indiana.

“Hill Fire has seen growth in NW Indiana over the past couple of years and the acquisition of State Line will position us to further develop our business and support our clients that contribute to our success.” Explained Shannon Coomes, President of Hill Fire Protection.

As of June 1, all of State Line Fire Systems personnel have been reporting to Hill Fire’s management team. State Line co-owners Rudy Slont and Gary Wilson bring almost 70 years of industry experience to the combined team. Rudy will serve as Special Hazards Sales and Gary will serve as a key foreman supporting various clients in the field.

State Line’s current office in Chesterton, IN, will serve as Hill Fire’s primary office in Northwest Indiana.

Hill Fire Protection is the leading provider of life safety and fire system construction and service throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Hill’s expertise includes retrofits, tenant finished, and new construction specializing in sprinkler installation, renovations, inspection and service, fire equipment, extinguishers and hood systems for a variety of facilities and industries.