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Getting Behind a Leader that GSF Trusts – President Guy Brown


Guy Brown has proven success as an athlete and as an entrepreneur. The Dallas Cowboys drafted Guy Brown from the University of Houston as a linebacker. He played in Super Bowls XII and XIII as well as contributed to the franchise's success by competing three consecutive years in NFC Championship games. After a neck injury in 1983, Mr. Brown retired from professional sports and committed his efforts full time to his company.

Great Southwestern Fire & Safety (GSF) has served the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex since 1970. Guy Brown Fire and Safety, Inc. acquired GSF in 1984. Fire Systems International, Growth Concepts, Hunt County Fire Extinguisher Company and North Texas Exhaust Cleaning were later acquired in the 1990’s. Merging the strengths and proficiency of each of these organizations has produced a company with excellent capabilities.


Guy Brown, a six-year veteran with the Dallas Cowboys, formed Guy Brown Fire & Safety, Inc. in 1982. Since that time, he has channeled his competitiveness, energy, and drive in the fire protection industry. GSF's team of professionals provides the optimum combination of quality products, competitive pricing, and reliable service.


GSF received the Quest For Success award; TXU Gold Star Supplier award; Black Contractors Association Member of the Year; Twice recipient of MBDA Minority Vendor of the Year by the United States Department of Commerce; Honneywell/Notifier Diamond Distributor Excellence Award; DFW International Airport Champions of Diversity “2014 Trailblazer Award” and several nominations for D/FW Minority Business Development Council's “Minority Business Enterprise Of The Year” award.


GSF is a full line distributor of fire extinguishers, fire alarm systems, fire suppression systems (design, installation, repair, maintenance) to name a few items. The company also provides vent-hood and exhaust system cleaning for commercial kitchens grease removal. The service departments are excellent, with experienced licensed service technicians to assist customers with their safety concerns. State of the art equipment allows the company to be prompt and professional in serving customers.


The Company's representatives and technicians have superior credentials and are totally committed to the customers. Great Southwestern Fire & Safety’s fire protection specialists willingly share their knowledge, and maintain a high level of trust with clients by receiving regular training and strictly adhering to National Fire Codes and State Laws.


The company emphasizes "Safety Is Our Business" - not a secondary phase of the operation to devote attention only when it is convenient. The products and services provided are the best in quality and are competitively priced. The combination of integrity, reliability, and commitment makes Great Southwestern Fire & Safety one of the most effective fire protection specialists in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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