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8
Nov

Bill Stagg retires after 24+ years with Fire & Safety Services.

On November 8, 2019, Bill Stagg, a service technician for a little over 24 years with Fire & Safety Services.  “We wish Bill the very best in retirement and whatever the next chapter brings for him,” Fire & Safety Services President David Russell commented.  “His loyalty to Fire & Safety Services and his dedication to both us and our customers

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30
Aug

Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-6) visits Fire & Safety Services

On August 15, 2019, Congressman Frank Pallone and a member of his staff visited Fire & Safety Services.  The offer to visit the business was extended by Fire & Safety Services President, David Russell, over the last few years during his visits to the Congressman’s Washington, DC office as part of the  Congressional Fire Service Institute Hill Day.  Mr. Russell

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1
Jul

Fire & Safety Services will be closed July 4th and 5th for the Independence Day Holiday

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, Fire & Safety Services will be closed July 4th and July 5th to give our staff some much need R&R with their families.  We will be back open at normal business hours on July 8th.  As always, our after hours out of service line will be available for departments that have out of

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19
Jun

Fire & Safety Services to host Pierce Road Rally July 16 and 17.

Pierce Manufacturing has announced a cross-country tour of apparatus for their 2019 Road Rally.  Fire & Safety Services will be hosting the event on July 16, 2019 at the Burlington Township Fire Department from 4-8pm; and on July 17 at Veteran’s Park in Parsippany, NJ, also from 4-8pm. The Pierce Road Rally provides current and potential customers with the opportunity

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25
Mar

Jim Phillips resigns from Fire & Safety Services sales team

It is with regret that Fire & Safety Services has accepted the resignation of Jim Phillips as our sales person for northern Monmouth County and our Sealegs products. Although he was only with us for a brief period of time, he had become a key part of our team. While we tried to find a workable solution, we couldn’t argue

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21
Mar

Proposed White House budget proposes cuts to fire service for fiscal 2020

https://www.firefighternation.com/articles/2019/03/white-house-recommends-cuts-to-fire-service-in-fy2020-budget.html?fbclid=IwAR3k7i2MeRsxg6v3fMt13a1_0EBji1cQW-aiCeoHu85ziC9QIUbTI-_7cHs Recently, President Trump released his Fiscal Year 2020 budget that will be taken up by  Congress in the upcoming months.  In it, the President proposed reductions in the two major fire service grants: the Aid to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for equipment, and Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grant (SAFER) for staffing.   Unfortunately, this is nothing new.

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14
Feb

Passing of former FSS employee Wayne Viegut

It is with great sadness that we learned Tuesday, February 12, of the passing of Wayne Viegut.  Wayne had battled cancer and other health issues for the last 9 years and finally succumbed to his ailments. Wayne was an integral member of the  Fire & Safety Services’ team from the mid-1990’s through the mid 2000’s as our sales manager before

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5
Feb

Fire & Safety Services introduces updated deliveries section

You may have noticed in our “Deliveries” section that there hasn’t been a lot posted in the last year plus.  That is because we were in the process of completely redesigning our website, which was released a few months back.  Part of the redesign was an enhanced deliveries page.  This new design will allow us to add additional pictures to

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2
Jul

A “Thank you” from Vinnie’s widow

During this time of sorrow, we were reminded how much our family & friends mean to us. The love, support and honor that we received during the last few days is overwhelming to say the least. We always knew he was a wonderful husband & father, but the stories shared with us recently prove his kindness and generosity reached far

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27
Jun

The passing of Vincent Scalera

It is with great sadness that Fire & Safety Services announce the passing of service manager, friend, mentor and integral piece of the fabric of our organization for the last 34 years – Vincent Scalera. In addition to his years at Fire & Safety Services, Vincent had worked for his family’s business, Scalera Bus Company in South Plainfield, and was

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