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Jackson Fire District No. 3 Fire Bureau

Fire prevention education and fire prevention inspections are handled by the Fire Bureau.  The Fire Bureau is tasked with enforcing the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code.


The bureau is led by Fire Official Michael Grossman.   

He can be reached at (732) 928-1666  ext. 14 or


Fire Safety Trailer

The fire safety trailer, left, 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 instruction is conducted during Fire Safety Week and the month of October with pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. Fifth graders participate in a fire prevention poster contest. 



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

            Firework Displays

            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.