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As of September 9, 2021, Insurance Restoration Specialists (IRS) has joined forces with First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite), one of North America’s largest disaster recovery and restoration providers for commercial enterprises.

By partnering with First Onsite, we are able to expand our service platforms in environmental and HVAC work and broaden our value to our commercial customer relationships in the institutional sector including schools, universities, hospitals, and municipalities.

“The strong, collaborative leadership at IRS combined with their deep customer relationships in key practice areas makes them a seamless new addition for the First Onsite brand. We look forward to having them join our team,” stated Stacy Mazur, First Onsite CEO, U.S.

“Everyone at IRS is excited to join First Onsite. With their support, we can expand our environmental expertise into other industries that need our help. Their national reach and resources will bring us opportunities to respond to larger, more complex projects,” said Tim Jarema, President, IRS.

First Onsite, which operates in the U.S. and Canada, is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV, TSX: FSV) and represents the second-largest independent North American restoration and reconstruction services provider for commercial enterprises. This acquisition is the latest in a series that expands First Onsite’s capabilities and resources across North America. The financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.

About First Onsite

First Onsite is one of the largest and fastest-growing emergency response planning, mitigation, and reconstruction service providers for commercial enterprises in North America. First Onsite employs over 2,300 team members and operates from more than 90+ locations across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. With a culture focused on harnessing the human power of its team members and a commitment to doing what’s right, the First Onsite team helps clients restore, rebuild and rise. First Onsite is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation. Read the full press release here. For more information, go to or follow @firstonsite on Twitter and LinkedIn.

As of August 31, 2021, Insurance Restoration Specialists has joined forces with FIRST ONSITE, a leading restoration company in North America.

While our name has evolved, our commitment to clients remains the same. As a unified company, we are better equipped to lead and serve with 90+ branches across the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, 2,300+ team members, and more than 70 years of combined experience.

Read the full press release here.

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