Interstate Fire & Safety Equipment Company Inc. has been serving the public and the fire protection industry since 1951. As a family owned and operated business founded by Joseph Bucci, Interstate Fire & Safety has grown from a single person fire extinguisher oriented company to a full service fire protection company with a fully trained staff serving several states on the East Coast. William Barnes Jr. – President since 1971 – attributes the company’s success to outstanding customer service, a strong focus on safety and a dedicated, qualified group of employees.


Joseph Bucci established Interstate Fire & Safety in 1951. During that time as a fire extinguisher oriented company, Interstate Fire & Safety served the Fairfield, Westchester, and New York areas. Joseph Bucci was also active in the fire service and dedicated his time to the community in which he lived.