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On the 3rd of April 2023 ARA Fire acquired Sicada Fire & Safety (Sicada). This acquisition has helped ARA Fire establish a national footprint for the mobile fire suppression business. Sicada is located in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, South-eastern Queensland and Central Queensland. Combining Sicada with Fire Suppression Services in Western Australia and Sheridan Fire Solutions in Queensland, two other companies recently acquired by ARA, provides ARA Fire with a strong national footprint. This combined business will now trade as ARA Fire.

Sicada Fire & Safety commenced trading in 1993 in Brisbane. Under the leadership of its owner, Robyn Seller, Sicada expanded into Central Queensland and the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.

With 30 years of experience, Sicada’s customer base includes some of Australia’s leading mining and resource businesses, as well as hundreds of industrial and commercial companies.

Fire & Safety Services

The combined ARA Fire vehicle fire suppression business ensures our customers are fully compliant to the appropriate Australian standard utilising industry best practices. Fire suppression systems are engineered to control and extinguish fires, preventing them from spreading and causing extensive damage to very expensive machinery as well as keeping the machine operators safe.

ARA Fire’s Australia-wide operations offers its customers a prompt, reliable and trustworthy service, with specific offerings including:

  • Risk Assessment: Full risk assessments in accordance with AS5062-2016 to ensure existing and future systems meet your requirements.
  • Audit: Review your current installations to ensure their continued effectiveness.
  • Maintenance: A full service and repair for all systems from all fire & safety manufacturers.
  • Installation: A full installation service, offering either dry chemical or fluorine free foam spray systems.
  • Record Keeping: All service records are available on-line at any time and can be downloaded and printed at your discretion.

ARA will continue to invest in the fire suppression industry, to continually expand on the capabilities and variety of services and products ARA Fire provides across Australia.

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