The KNOX-BOX® rapid
entry system is a secure emergency access program developed for property
owners and fire departments. When a fire breaks out, Knox® products allow
immediate entry into buildings and property without forced entry damage or
delay. Property owners store entrance keys, access cards and floor plans
in high-security Knox-Boxes mounted near building entrances. Each KNOX-BOX®
purchased by a property owner is keyed to a single master key controlled
by the fire department.
In addition to
key boxes and vaults, Knox padlocks and key switches operate with the same
master key. There are so many gated communities today that fire and police
departments are delayed when responding to emergency calls. Increased
property damage and even total loss is a threat when property is not
The Knox Rapid
Entry System was developed to save property and lives.
Adamstown Fire Company offers a KNOX-BOX® program to our residents and
businesses in the Community. Please contact
us if you would like to participate in this program to save
precious time or prevent damage in the time of an emergency.
You may also contact the Knox Company directly at 1-800-552-5669
to place an order for products.
Additional information on
KNOX-BOX® products can be found at the Knox
Ten reasons to
install a Knox Box system on your home or business.
1. Eliminate needless, costly forced entry damage that may not be
covered by your Insurance deductible.
2. Assure immediate building entry by firefighters without delay or
waiting for building keys.
3. Protect inventory, equipment and supplies from unnecessary water damage
caused by delayed sprinkler shut-off.
4. Satisfy local fire codes and emergency access ordinances.
5. Save time and aggravation by not having to drive to your establishment
at 2:00 am for a false alarm.
6. Feel secure about emergency coverage when your building/residence is
left unattended. The Fire Department holds the only key to the Knox-Box.
7. Maintain building security after a fire alarm investigation by simply
re-locking the undamaged door.
8. Protect your property from thousands of dollars in damage with this
one-time, low cost investment.
9. Depend on the highest lock box security available with attack
resistant, UL tested reliability.
10. Knox-Box has been the chosen solution in 7,000 communities
nationwide - communities just like ours!