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What is a fire protection storage tank?

With over 75 years of knowledge in the industry, Gulf Coast Tanks ensures the highest priority for our clients. Making sure you have exceptional fire water storage that will safeguard the protection of your facility is paramount to our mission. As an established leader in the bolted, welded steel and concrete tanks industry, our experience in designing solutions that meet and exceed requirements is hard matched.



A fire protection storage tank is used to provide facilities that might have a fire hazard the direct control of an amount of water necessary that will ensure a fire can be extinguished with access to the appropriate amount of water resources in a timely manner. Modern ground storage tanks used for fire protection are commonly one of three designs: Bolted steel tank, welded steel tanks and concrete tanks. Bolted tanks provide the larger range of sizes, from 5,000 to 3,500,000 gallons. For most fire protection projects, the storage tanks required range in capacity is from 25,000 to 250,000 gallons, which is well suited for a bolted steel tank. Bolted steel tanks are frequently used within existing infrastructure to increase water storage or to provide storage in remote areas. If you would like more information about our fire protection storage tanks, you can click here: http://www.gctanks.com/fire-protection-storage-systems/.

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How does a fire protection storage tank work?

Many commercial properties elect to have fire protection storage tanks installed because of the added protection should a fire break out. Having immediate access to these tanks on commercial properties removes the concern of having a shortage of water during a fire. Many of the commercial tanks are built above ground and have a ladder on the side for appropriate access.



These tanks are in high demand due to insurance industry requirements and increased regulations from the government. Mandatory regulations are in place to ensure the safety of hundreds of workers, their facilities and the surrounding areas should a fire threaten the safety of private citizens living nearby. They can be used by businesses, residential properties, municipalities or simply as standby water supply for rural areas.


There are a few things you should know about a fire protection storage tanks:


  • Cost of Fires – Pay now or pay BIG later. Fires create costly damage. Having the right equipment on-hand is not only regulated by law, it’s just smart business.
  • On-Site Source of Water – Having water storage that is easily accessible to firefighters and their equipment only helps to ensure a fire will be extinguished quickly and safely.
  • Sprinkler Systems – Some buildings and facilities are already equipped with sprinkler systems. Your property can be made safer with fire protection water storage that will be used to feed the sprinkler system.

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How much does a fire protection storage tank cost?

Fire protection storage tanks are built to solve multiple requirements for commercial and residential purposes. At the same time, each tank can be built with unique specifications and can have different services added. This creates a variance in quotes. It’s smarter for our team of experts to understand your property, location and size requirements along with specific requests before we quote prices.



Protecting employees, tenants, family and friends from fire is very important. A fire protection storage tank can make all the difference if a fire breaks out. Having the confidence that your fire protection is in order feels good and installing one of our tanks can get you there. These tanks are in high demand because of insurance and government regulations and industry requirements. Hire our experienced professionals from Gulf Coast Tanks to ensure your protection is solid. Decades in the industry specializing in these guarantees high safety for those you want to protect. Call us today! (713) 637-8778


Gulf Coast Tanks Texas Office3902 Reese Rd a400 Rosenberg TX 77471

713-637-8778

Hours of Operation: 9AM–5PM

Gulf Coast Tanks Texas Office

3902 Reese Rd a400 Rosenberg, TX 77471

Ph: 713-637-8778

Hours of Operation: 9AM–5PM

Gulf Coast Tanks Louisiana Office

103 North Pat Street, Suite G Scott, LA 70583

Ph: 337-534-4779

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529 E 9th St. Joplin, Missouri

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