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What types of businesses need fireproof vault chambers?

Fireproof vault chambers, also known as fireproof vaults or fireproof safes, are used by various types of businesses and organizations in the Lehigh Valley to protect valuable assets, documents, and sensitive information from fire, theft, and other threats. Here are some examples of businesses and entities that commonly use fireproof vault chambers.

Banks and Financial Institutions Banks often have fireproof vaults to safeguard cash, important financial records, customer safe deposit boxes, and sensitive documents like loan agreements and mortgage deeds.

Jewelry Stores and Retailers Jewelry stores frequently use fireproof vaults to store valuable jewelry, gemstones, and precious metals outside of regular business hours.

Government Agencies Government agencies, including local, state, and federal entities, may use fireproof vaults to protect classified information, important historical documents, and sensitive records.

Law Firms and Legal Offices Law firms store confidential client documents, legal records, wills, and contracts in fireproof vaults to ensure their security and integrity.

Insurance Companies Insurance companies use fireproof vaults to protect policy documents, customer records, and financial information.

Pharmaceutical Companies Pharmaceutical companies store research data, patents, and sensitive documents related to drug development and clinical trials in fireproof vaults.

Art Galleries and Museums Art galleries and museums may have fireproof vaults to protect valuable artworks, historical artifacts, and rare collections from fire and theft.

Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Healthcare facilities store patient records, medical histories, and important administrative documents in fireproof vaults to ensure data security and regulatory compliance.

Universities and Educational Institutions Educational institutions use fireproof vaults to safeguard valuable historical records, research documents, and academic archives.

Data Centers Data centers may use fireproof vaults to protect backup tapes, hard drives, and other critical data storage media.

Hotels and Hospitality High-end hotels and resorts may have fireproof safes in guest rooms for guests to secure their valuables.

Corporate Offices Large corporations and multinational companies may use fireproof vaults to store sensitive financial data, intellectual property, and confidential business records.

Private Security Firms Private security companies often have fireproof vaults to store firearms, ammunition, and sensitive security-related equipment.

Art Storage Facilities Facilities that specialize in art storage and handling use fireproof vaults to protect valuable art collections.

Rare Coin and Stamp Dealers Dealers in rare coins and stamps use fireproof vaults to safeguard their valuable inventory.

These examples illustrate the diverse range of businesses and organizations that rely on fireproof vault chambers to protect assets, records, and valuable items. The specific features and security measures of the vaults may vary depending on the nature of the business and the level of protection required.

FIRELOCK® provides these articles for information purposes only. We do not necessarily provide all products and services mentioned; they are for comparison purposes only. Always contact a professional about non-FIRELOCK® products and services mentioned.


Since 1982, FIRELOCK® has been the world’s leading manufacturer of media-rated modular vault chambers. Unlike poured-in-place concrete vaults, FIRELOCK® vaults are constructed from individual panels, filled with a heat-resistant ceramic material, and they are lightweight, movable, and expandable. When combined with current high-density storage systems, FIRELOCK® vaults offer extremely high space efficiency at a considerable cost advantage per cubic foot of storage. The value of assets stored in FIRELOCK® vaults today reaches hundreds of billions of dollars and ranges from priceless animation cells and World Wrestling Entertainment videos to pharmaceutical research records and U.S. Department of Education student loan information.

With a FIRELOCK® vault, you invest in the highest-performing vault on the market today to ensure the protection of your most vital records and irreplaceable items. You gain the ability to store microfilm, computer media, file servers, and paper in one location, as well as the peace of mind that comes from knowing that all the environmental- and fire-protection elements are in place.

FIRELOCK® has been in business since 1982, and we have installed over 2000 vaults around the world. Because of this broad experience, we know how to build a vault that will provide you with maximum protection today and the flexibility to grow with you into the future.