Fire Facts Seminars

UPCOMING 2019 Fire Facts Seminar

Registration is NOW OPEN for
NJ Uniform Fire Code Update- Inspection, Testing and Maintenance &
Introductory to In-Building Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Enhancement Systems

To Register: 

Friday, January 4th at Seton Hall University
Thursday, January 3rd at Princeton University


City Fire Equipment Company is proud to announce

Fire Facts Seminar #26: NJ Uniform Fire Code Update- Inspection, Testing and Maintenance & Introductory to In-building Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Enhancement Systems.  This year's instructors will be John Drucker and Jesse Baker. John Drucker is the Fire Protection and Electrical subcode Official for the Borough of Red Bank and the Fire Protection Subcode Official in the Borough of Oceanport, NJ. Jesse Baker is the Business Development Manager at Honeywell. 

John Drucker is a recognized leader in the field of fire prevention and construction code enforcement specializing in fire alarm systems. He has over 29 years of experience in both the volunteer and career fire service. John worked as a project manager for the installation of fire alarm/detection and emergency systems in the World Trade Center complex after the 1993 bomb attack, a role he held at the time of the September 11, 2001 attack. John is currently a Fire Protection and Electrical Subcode Official for the Borough of Red Bank and the Fire Protection Subcode Official for the Borough of Oceanport, NJ. He has experience instructing fire inspection students at the World Trade Center Complex, instructing public education programs and an adjunct instructor for the Fire Protection ICS/HHS programs at Brookdale Community College.

Jesse Baker lives with his wife and two daughters in Harmony NJ.  He started in the fire and life safety business as a technician, in 2002.  Since then he has held various roles within the industry and currently works for Honeywell as the Mid-Atlantic's Regional Sales Manager.  Jesse graduated Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College with degrees in Business and Psychology.  He later received his Master's degree in Project Management from Drexel University with a concentration in Construction Management.  In 2017 Jesse earned his NICET IV in Fire Alarm Systems.  He has been active in the radio enhancement segment of the business since 2013.              

Please find the link to the invitation and registration below.  Please share with those who you think would benefit from this seminar.

All New Jersey Fire Officials, Fire Sub Code Officials, Fire Inspectors and Fire Officers are invited to attend this FREE seminar sponsored by City Fire Equipment Company, Seton Hall University, Princeton University and The South Orange Fire Department. Attendees will be eligible for 0.5 Technical CEU's for Division of Fire Safety and 0.5 Technical CEU’s for NJ Division of Codes and Standards

Registration is only open to Fire Officials, Fire Subcode Officials, Fire Inspectors & Fire Officers until December 14th.  After December 14th registration is open to all, subject to available space.

For additional information, feel free to contact Melissa via email at or via phone at 973-560-1600 ex. 234.

Thank you for your attention and response, and we look forward to seeing you at our seminar.


Listed below are past seminar topics and speakers:

January 4 & 5, 2017 Emergency Planning and Preparedness (John Drucker, the Fire Protection Subcode Official of Red Bank, NJ)

January 7 & 8, 2016 Fire Subcode Update: 2015 NJ Uniform Construction Code (John Drucker, the Fire Protection Subcode Official of Red Bank, NJ)

January 8 & 9, 2015 NFPA 25 Water-Based Fire Protection System: Inspection, Testing & Maintenance (Russell Leavitt, Telgian Corporation)

January 9 & 10, 2014 Firefighter Safety & the Codes: A Necessary Partnership (Bob Davidson, Davidson Code Concepts & Sean DeCrane, Battalion Chief of Cleveland Fire Department)

January 10 & 11, 2013 Fire Alarm Systems:  Inspection, Testing & Maintenance (Michael Baker, Mircom Group)

January 5th & 6, 2012 Solar Panel Fire Protection & Means of Egress Concepts

January 6 & 7, 2011 UCC Fire Subcode Update 2011

January 15, 2010 NFPA 25: Water-Based Fire Protection Equipment Inspection, Maintenance (Russ Leavitt, Telgian Corporation)

October 16, 2009 Emergency Generators, Residential Sprinklers, Backflow Preventers (John Drucker, Red Bank,Dave Phelan, North Bergen Uniform Fire Code Retrofit Code Update, Stanley Sickles, NJ Fire Prevention Protection Association.)

January 8, 2009 Update to the International Fire Code: NJ Edition (Robert Davidson, Davidson Code Concepts)

July 30, 2008 Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection, Testing & Maintenance (Art Black, NFPA)

January 7, 2008 Fire Detection & Fire Alarms (Tom LaCorte, Chubb Insurance Group)

May 11, 2007 NJ Uniform Fire Code Changes (Robert Davidson, South Brunswick Fire Official)

January 5, 2007 Responding to Routine Emergencies (Frank Montagna, NYFD)

May 18, 2006 Special Hazard Fire Protection Systems (Laura Szumba, Fay Vincent & James Goerl)

October 10, 2005 Fire Ground Operations: Hi-Rise Ops & Private Dwellings (Anthony Avillo, N. Hudson Regional Fire)

June 10, 2005 Fire Fighting Strategies: Collapse & Collapse Rescue (Vincent Dunn, NYFD)

January 7, 2005 NFPA 72 Fire Alarm Systems: Inspection, Testing & Maintenance (Ed Armm, AFAA)

January 6, 2004 NFPA 25 Fire Sprinkler: Inspection, Testing & Maintenance (Russ Leavitt, AFSA)