In a fire emergency, a fire alarm system will save your life. With anything that important, it is a good idea to make sure you have the fundamentals covered such as your fire alarm cable. The fire alarm cable is the backbone of any fire alarm system. It carries signals from room to room, sounds the alarm, and plays a key role in other fire related issues. There is no single type of fire alarm cable, and there are many, many fire alarm cable variations, including cable construction, conductor options, color, striping options, safety ratings, and environmental ratings. With so many variations, it may be difficult to know which one to you need for your installation.