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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22
Nov

Fire & Safety Services closed for Thanksgiving and day after

Fire & Safety Services will be closed Thursday and Friday (11/23 and 11/24) in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Should you have an emergency, please dial 800-400-8017 and follow the prompts for our “Out-of-Service” notifications.   We hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving and please remember to take a moment to reflect on all of those who are

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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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