Bison Fire Protection Inc.

Bison Fire Protection is dedicated to providing comprehensive fire protection solutions


We began in 2001 as a fire extinguisher and automatic suppression provider, and have since grown into a full service company with shops in Winnipeg, Thompson, Brandon, as well as Regina, Saskatchewan


We put a high value on excellent customer service because we know that there is no substitute for a fantastic service experience, which is why our technicians are efficient, pleasant, and always happy to take the time to show you how to stay safe using our systems


As a partner for your fire protection requirements you can rest a little easier knowing that every Bison Fire Protection technician is manufacturer certified to service, design, and sell products best suited for your individual needs

“At Bison Fire Protection, your safety is non-negotiable.”  

Rob Read, President and Owner of Bison Fire Protection Inc. 

Established in 2001, Bison Fire Protection is a full-service fire suppression business which includes fire alarm and automatic sprinkler systems, servicing, and inspections. Serving Winnipeg, Thompson and Brandon, Manitoba, as well as Regina, Saskatchewan, and Nunavut, we have had the pleasure of protecting people with the services they need and can count on 24/7/365. 

About Bison Fire Protection Inc

Bison Fire is the Leading Fire Protection Services provider in Winnipeg


Meet our team

Rob Read


Rob Read is the owner of Bison Fire Protection Inc. He has been in the fire protection industry since 1991 growing from refilling fire extinguishers to owning Bison Fire Protection. During this time Rob has been involved in many committees dedicated to improving both fire protection and business in Manitoba.

Success with Bison Fire Protection comes in many forms. From making the Profit 500 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies 2012-2018, to many manufacturers’ awards for sales and service, to the greatest award of all, repeat and referred business from his customers.

While his background is in fire suppression using a variety of products to extinguish fire in many difference types of hazards. “If you can make it burn, I can put it out!” He takes pride in having developed solid fire alarm, and sprinkler divisions, adding three branch offices covering 2 provinces, and increasing the staff from the original five people to the current seventy five.

Andrew Falk, Suppression Manager at Bison

Andrew Falk

Suppression Manager

Andrew has been trusted member of the Bison team for over 3 years. Previously, he held a myriad of management positions prior to joining the suppression department at Bison. Coupled with his previous leadership roles and certification as a Journeyman Electrician, Andrew is uniquely qualified to be Suppression Manager. On a more personal note, AJ has been happily married for 20 years and the proud father of 3 boys.

What clients say

Doug Bailey

Doug Bailey

Johnson Controls

Bison Fire Protection Inc is a full line distributor of Ansul products and also designated as a
double diamond award winner for the past several years.
Ansul Distributors such as Bison Fire are true partners to Ansul, considerable time and effort is
spent in training Bison employees on Ansul products to remain certified by Ansul to design,
install, service and recharge Ansul products.
I personally have had the pleasure of working with Rob Read for well over 25 years.

Diane Gray

Diane Gray

CentrePort Canada Inc.

Bison Fire Protection was one of CentrePort’s first partners, and their collaborative, positive approach to business impressed us from the start. We have referred a number of our clients to them, and we are grateful for the high level of service and expertise they provide for new and existing companies at CentrePort. We look forward to continuing the supportive partnership with between our organizations as we continue to develop the 20,000-acre inland port

Lonny Peters Loewen

Lonny Peters Loewen

Red River Mutual

Bison Fire Protection is a wonderful company to work with! They are fast, courteous and reliable. We placed a large order that needed to be completed quickly and affordably and Bison Fire Protection exceeded our expectations! They were able to provide us with a fair quote for our project even suggested alternative options to keep on our budget. Throughout the process we were provided with updates on the status of our project and it was even completed in less than half of the projected time frame! We will certainly be working with Bison Fire Protection in the future and look forward to working with their wonderful staff for years to come.