Advance Fire & Plumbing

Advance Fire & Plumbing has the ability to manage your project professionally from design to installation to service. Day or night, our trained service team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, whenever you need us.

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Our Team

Jim Ross

Owner and Managing Director

40 years in the industry with 23 of those years in the Cayman Islands.

After 38 years in the Industry Jim holds many certifications and qualifications in Plumbing and Fire Protection. Jim started in the industry with a part time job after high school. Each day he would travel to the Ship Yards in Tampa Florida to keenly learn his trade. He soon moved into the Commercial Pipe Fitting, working on chilled water systems and medical and specialty gas systems. In 1991 Jim came to the Cayman Islands as a Plumber and Fire Protection Specialist. Later Jim Managed the successful operation of BPC Plumbing and Fire Protection Contracts.

Eddie Armstrong

Plumbing Field Supervisor and Master Plumber

29 years in the industry with 12 years working with Jim Ross

Eddie comes from a long line of Plumbers in his family and started out at a very young age by going to work with his father in North Florida where he grew up. After completing a 4 year apprenticeship program in Florida Eddie worked in the US prior to coming to the Cayman Islands about 12 years ago and has been working with Jim Ross ever since. Since coming to the Cayman Islands Eddie has focused on maintain good relationships with some of the industry leaders and maintaining his knowledge and training around the following areas:

  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Waste Water Transferring
  • Tiger Flow domestic water booster systems
  • Armstrong Plumbing products
  • Lift Stations

Lutchman Bhim

Fire Protection Supervisor

16 years in the industry with 14 of those years working directly with Jim Ross

Starting out his career working for Fred McGilvray Inc. in Miami USA he was contracted to do some work here in the Cayman Islands with one of the large Hotels that was being built, this is where he met Jim Ross and the rest is history. Lutchman started out by attending courses at the Ansul Fire School in Wisconsin, Kidde Fenwal School in Boston and the Fire Pump School in Ohio. Not only does Lutchman hold qualifications in Fire Protection but also in Propane maintenance and installation. Lutchman’s drive to keep himself at a high level of understanding has him going back to school constantly to maintain his knowledge and keep up with industry standards. Just a few of the qualifications that Lutchman maintains are:

  • General Hands – On Fire Training from Ansul Training Center
  • Foam Fire Protection Systems from Ansul Training Center
  • Peerless Pump Technician Workshop
  • National Propane Gas Association certification
  • Kidde FM-200 Fire Suppression Systems
  • Kidde Alarmline Heat Detection Systems
  • PEGAsys Intelligent Suppression Control Systems
  • Amerex KP Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems
  • Core Curricula Instructor Certification – National Center for Construction Education & Research
  • R-102 Restaurant Fire Protection Systems certification from Ansul Training Center
  • Sapphire Engineered Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems from Ansul Training Center
  • Hand Portable & Wheeled Fire Extinguisher Maintenance from Ansul Training Center
  • Fire Sprinkler Systems Installation from BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Building Fire Safety Systems from the Nation Fire Protection Association
  • Pumps and Fire Protection from the National Fire Sprinkler Association
  • Kidde Wet Chemical System & Industrial Dry Chemical Systems

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Red Gate Road, George Town

PO Box 10301, Grand Cayman KY1-1003

(345) 949-8330