1960 - A-1 Fire Equipment was founded by Gilbert Short, Rock Island, IL
1981 - Clinton Fire Equipment was founded by Paul Cosman Sr. (2 Full Time / 2 Part Time)
1994 - Clinton Fire Equipment was taken over by Paul Cosman Jr. (2 Full Time)
1999 - Clinton Fire Equipment was purchased by Ted and Kerry James, moved from a garage to its current location at the base of the North Bridge in Fulton, IL
2002 - Freeport Branch Office, 311 East S. Street, Freeport was added to serve the Freeport area.
2003 - Blast Off Pressure Washing Division (commercial & residential) was added to service pressure washing needs.
2004 Davenport location, A-1 Fire Equipment purchased from Gilbert Short and moved to current location at 2801 State Street in Bettendorf, Iowa.
2005 - Company One Fire Suppression & Safety Solutions incorporated all entities of the growing business to simplify our identity and commit our dedication to the Fire Protection & Safety Industry.
2008 - Company One Fire Suppression and Safety Solutions completed its newest addition to the company by adding space to accommodate its growing customer base and 24 skilled employees.
2010 - Acquired RJS Electronics in Clinton Iowa. Company has grown to 30 employees.
2012 - RJS Electronics moves to new location at 1960 South 21st Street, Clinton, Iowa.
2013 - RJS Electronics moves to 1305 3rd Street, Fulton, Illinois, Main Office
2014 - Acquired Wakeland Fire in Rock Island, IL