Public Meeting Notice : Regular meetings of the fire commission are held
7:30 PM the third Monday of each month.
200 Kierych Memorial Drive, Jackson, NJ 08527 (732) 928-1666
Fire prevention education and fire prevention inspections are handled by the
Fire Bureau. The Fire Bureau is tasked with enforcing the New Jersey Uniform
The bureau is led by Fire Official Michael Grossman.
He can be reached at (732) 928-1666 ext. 14 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Services provided by the Fire Bureau:
Inspection of registered businesses within Fire District 3
Investigation of all fires within the district
Fire reports after investigations are concluded
Public education programs including Fire Prevention Week activities
at area schools
Review of construction plans
Do I need a permit? You might. Please contact the fire bureau to be sure at least
one week before the event or activity. No permits will be issued before an inspection
of the location is completed. Please fill out this Permit Application
A brief list of activities that require a permit:
Open flame at public gatherings such as cooking appliances
Kitchen commercial hood suppression systems
Welding and cutting operations
Tar pots and kettles
Torch down roofing operations
Group overnight stays (such as within a church or school, for example)
Flammable and Combustible Storage
Liquid Propane Gas Exchanges
Tents, canopies and mazes
For campfires, open burning or agricultural burning permits contact the Division B Forest Fire Service Warden at the New Lisbon Headquarters at (609) 726-9010.
The fire safety trailer, above, features a living room, kitchen and bedroom for teaching children fire safety concepts within a home environment. The trailer features artificial smoke (like at an amusement park) and smoke detectors to simulate the sights and sounds of a fire in a home. Each spring the trailer goes to all schools in the district for third and fourth grade students. Each fall classroom based instuction is conducted during Fire Safety Week and the month of October with pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, 1st and 2nd students. Fifth graders participate in a fire prevention poster contest.