Fire Safe Life was created by Dan and Rudd Milam. Combined they have over 60 years of experience in the fire sprinkler industry. The son of Dell Milam, who is in the NFSA hall of fame, they were raised in the sprinkler industry.
Rudd began his sprinkler career at “Automatic” Sprinkler. First working part time, in the field, as a laborer and shop truck driver. Then moving on to full time as a Designer. Other positions included Design Manager, Project Manager, and Estimator, and training in CAD and Hydraulics. He was also represented Florida in the NFSA 2007 Top Tech Competition and was a member of that years winning team. He has an AAS Degree in Fire Technology and is NICET certified in Automatic Sprinkler Systems Layout, and Inspection and Testing of Water Based Systems.
Dan also began his sprinkler career at “Automatic” Sprinkler as a stock lister, later moving onto Design, Sales, and Project Management, with various companies and also working for himself as a Freelance Designer for many years. He has an Education Certificate in Industrial Management, and is NICET certified in Automatic Sprinkler Systems Layout.
Wanting to do more to get the word out and educate people about the role of fire sprinklers in protecting life and property, and to give others in the industry a place to share ideas and problems, Fire Safe Life is dedicate this site to their father, who lived and breathed fire protection.