About Us

We specialise in customer focus and compliance of fire systems installed nationally.

Protective Fire Solutions was founded by Trent Von Bischoffshausen in 2017.


Although the company may be relatively new, Trent has had extensive experience in the fire industry in key roles such as construction managing, estimating and compliance.


Trent started Protective Fire Solutions with the vision of providing customers with an experience focused on their needs and requirements needed for their fire system compliance. Trent believes in a hands-on approach when it comes to providing advice for customers and no matter how complicated and complex projects may be, there is always a way to deliver them successfully and on time.

Trent Von Bischoffshausen

Director/Founder of Protective Fire Solutions

Trent has had 14 years fire industry experience and is QBCC licensed as a Fire Certifier for – Fire Sprinklers, Fire Hydrants, Fire Hose Reels, Fire Pumps. Trent is also a QBCC licensed contractor for Portable Fire Equipment, Fire Detection and Alarm Systems and Special Hazard Systems.


Trent is currently completing Cert IV in Fire Detection and Alarm Warning Systems to add Fire Certifier of Fire Detection and Alarm Warning Systems to his QBCC license.

Mathew Paterson

Project Manager

Mathew has 13 years fire industry experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting fire detection and emergency warning systems. Mathew is QBCC licensed as a fire detection and emergency warning technician and has extensive experience in all aspects of fire detection, special hazards and emergency warning systems. Mathew has progressed through the company to now be managing project of all scales. Recent projects managed by Mathew completed on time and within budget are as follows:

  • Stanbroke Chiller Expansion
  • Woodhouse Warehouse
  • Indooroopilly Shopping Centre Food Court, VT1, VT3 and Target Smoke Exhaust Upgrade
  • QUT H Block Fire Detection Upgrade
  • Inala Shopping Centre – Saigon Plaza
  • Herston Bio-Fab
  • 46 charlotte Street Detection Upgrade

Kym Flesser

Accounts and Administration

Kym looks after the day to day running’s of the business with accounting and administration.

Installation Team

Protective Fire Solutions employ skilled tradesman and encourage employment of apprentices to train and progress within the fire industry.


Protective Fire implement procedures in ensuring our install team provide exceptional service to our customers and display professionalism when representing our company.

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