Life Safety Services Makes Prestigious Inc. 5000 for Second Consecutive Year

Fire Damper Inspection Company named to Prestigious List of America's Fastest Growing Companies

Louisville, KY, August 26, 2010 --( Life Safety Services, the industry leader in passive fire protection inspection services, announced today that the company was named to the Inc. 5000 list, Inc. magazine’s exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. This is Life Safety Services’ second consecutive year on the list.

The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to revenue growth from 2006 through 2009 and each company must be able to show four full calendar years of sales. Additionally, they have to be U.S. –based, privately held, for profit and independent. Revenue in 2009 must have been at least $2 million. Life Safety Services earned the position of #2082 on the list.

"We put a lot of our growth initiatives into sales and marketing in 2009 and it looks to be paying off," said Craig Rutledge, owner of Life Safety Services. "We consider ourselves very fortunate to be thriving in a less than stellar economy. Making the Inc. 5000 list for the second consecutive is quite an accomplishment for us," said Rutledge.

Judy Shission, the Business Development Manager for the company says the company owes this accomplishment to the receptivity of the company’s management to enveloping change and growth. "I am extremely fortunate to be employed by such an innovative company that is constantly searching for new business strategies and development," she said. "The success of Life Safety Services is defined by the “out-of-the-box” thinking and creative marketing ideas of the Life Safety Team. The Inc. 5000 is just one of the many, many awards that this company deserves."

Life Safety Services specializes in passive fire protection inspection services such as fire and smoke damper inspections and repair, fire door inspections and fire stopping survey and installation to all fifty (50) states, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico and the United Kingdom. Considered the leader in the Fire Safety Industry, Life Safety Services’ has made a commitment to Commercial Facilities to provide specialized fire safety inspections of the highest quality to ensure compliance with NFPA’s critical Life Safety Code®. For more information visit

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Lori Wood