Scott Cox Inducted as 927th Air Refueling Wing Honorary Commander Program at MacDill Air Force Base

TAMPA, FL – July 29, 2019 – Cox Fire Protection President, Scott Cox, was recently inducted into MacDill’s Honorary Commander Program as the 927th Mission Support Group Honorary Commander. The ceremony, held at the Davis Conference Center on Friday, the 6th of September, at 6 p.m., will closely resemble a traditional change of command military ceremony. This year during the Honorary Commander Program, 9 inducted community leaders will be able to participate in activities such as training exercises and award ceremonies. The concept of the Honorary Commander Program is to exchange ideas, experiences and friendship among the 927th Air Refueling … Read More

First Annual Bassmaster Classic

Cox Fire strides to go above and beyond by fostering a work hard, play hard culture that ensures employees stay healthy, happy and productive. Congrats to Richard, our Tampa Superintendent won the Bassmaster Classic with a 6.3lb bass!

NFSA Applauds Fire Sprinkler Incentives in Tax Reform

The National Fire Sprinkler Association praised sponsors and co-sponsors for their consistent leadership over the years that ensured fire sprinklers were included in the tax reform legislation passed by the House and Senate. The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act has been pushed for years. Fire protection has now been included and overall fire and life safety systems have joined other tax incentives, such as roofing, HVAC and security alarm systems. “This accomplishment for fire and life safety has been 14 years in the making. To say we are excited is an understatement,” explained Shane Ray, NFSA president. “Our NFSA team goal … Read More

The Benefits of Regular Fire Sprinkler and Alarm System Inspections

With the constant flow of news coverage of loss due to fire, to most, fire sprinkler and alarm system inspections are a clear matter of importance. Some, however, view these inspections as a necessary evil, or worse, a waste of time and resources. Fire sprinkler and alarm inspections can ensure that your system is functioning properly, which ultimately will help save lives in the unfortunate event of a fire. But beyond saving lives, there are many other benefits of regular system inspections. Building codes and policies are created and in place to ensure the protection of occupants and residents. Fire … Read More

Build Tampa Bay Update

An update from Linda Cox regarding the Build Tampa Bay Foundation: Hello friends of Build Tampa Bay!  As many of you know, our Build Tampa Bay event in April was huge, and surpassed our wildest expectations.  Our event at the Port of Tampa was attended by approximately 900 high school juniors and seniors, as well as a number of dignitaries and celebrities.  Titus O’Neil delivered a straight-talk presentation to the kids, and Governor Rick Scott was in attendance and shared with the kids and their teachers his gratitude in seeing young people and educators interested in investing themselves in the … Read More