Sprinkler fitters Jeff Butterworth and Marty Neilsen recognized the need within the Salt Lake City marketplace for efficient, quality workmanship. Their entrepreneurial spirit, coupled with estimating expertise, prompted them to start Preferred Fire Protection in 1995.

Today, 16 years later, they continue to serve clients of all sizes. Preferred Fire Protection has become one of the largest Union sprinkler operations in the tri-state area. Not only do they provide full-service commercial and residential fire protection, but have multiple, fully equipped, 24-hour mobile units to meet on-site needs from inspections to certified backflow testing.

Whether you need service, installation, consulting, repair, inspection or design work, Preferred Fire Protection can fulfill your needs. Licensed, insured, bonded and Nicet Level Four certified adds to their credibility and reliability.

When asked about the primary factors of their success,in unison the partners replied…
"Skilled labor, competitive pricing, quality products, and a solid work ethic."

3690 South 500 West
Suite 103
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115


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"Our experience with Preferred Fire Protection has always been excellent. Their responsiveness to fast projects and their attention to detail has made them one of our favorite subcontractors to work with. The estimates provided by Preferred Fire are exact and competitive; and, the owners take a direct participation in the construction process."

Fred Halupka, HalStead Construction Corporation

May 2009
PFP awarded Certificate
of Appreciation from
R & O Construction for 'Outstanding Effort & Performance' for the completion of the WSU Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning - Ogden, Utah
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Posted 9/14/2011