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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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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3
Jul

July 4th Closing

Fire & Safety Services will be closed tomorrow, July 4, in observance of the National Holiday. While we relax with friends and family, please know we are available for emergency/out of service calls through our 800-400-8017 number. As we celebrate the founding of the nation a little over 240 years ago and we contemplate where we are now, please think

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28
Mar

Fire & Safety Services celebrates 40 years representing Pierce Manufacturing

In 1977, Pierce and Fire & Safety Services entered into an agreement to have Fire & Safety Services represent Pierce in the northern part of New Jersey.  A few years later, in 1984, Fire & Safety was asked to represent the rest of the state as well.  Now 40 years and nearly 1500 apparatus later, Fire & Safety is proud

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28
Mar

When Purchasing an apparatus consider more than just cost

Experts say that when doing your due diligence in purchasing apparatus, one of the factors that you want to consider is, will the manufacturer be there in 10-15 years to support the product.  Will the sales organization you are purchasing through (possibly the real reason you are even considering that brand) still be representing that manufacturer in 5 years?  How

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1
Mar

Fire & Safety Services Celebrates 40 years representing Pierce Manufacturing

Fire & Safety Services, Ltd., of South Plainfield, NJ enters its 40th year representing the United States largest fire apparatus manufacturer, Pierce Manufacturing of Appleton Wisconsin. Fire & Safety Services, which was founded in 1964, was a Hahn dealer for a period of time before that line was represented by another entity.  “In 1977, Fire & Safety Services entered into

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27
Aug

Carlstadt Dual Wetdown Sunday September 21 from 1-5pm

Join Carlstadt Fire Department in their dual letdown for their new Pierce pumper and aluminum ladder on Sunday, September 21, at 651 Garden Street in Carlstadt.

28
Feb

In Memorium: Gregory Barnas, Wallington Fire Department

It was with great sadness that we learned this morning when we woke up that Capt. Gregory Barnas, 57, passed away while fighting a fire in Wallington, NJ this morning.  Capt. Barnas was also a career firefighter in Jersey City.  While Line of Duty Deaths are always a matter of reflection, this particular instance hits close to home for Fire & Safety

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