Don Stewart

Don StewartDon Stewart is a kitchen fire suppression systems expert with over 30 years experience. His area of expertise is in the design and installation of Class II kitchen suppression systems. Over the last 10 years he has consulted to authorities having jurisdiction, insurance companies and fire protection companies on the design, installation, maintenance and compliance to manufacturers’ guidelines on both wet and dry chemical kitchen fire suppression systems.

He conducts fire investigations and provides litigation support testimony to fire incidents in commercial kitchen fire suppression systems. He is factory trained and certified by many fire suppression manufacturers including Ansul, Chemetron, FSI, General, Kidde, Range Guard and System Master. Don Stewart is a licensed sprinkler contractor in the state of Michigan; and holds engineered, pre-engineered and fire extinguisher licenses in the state of Illinois.

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Born: January 23, 1960

Career Highlights

2009 – Current
Facilitec Central
Vice President of Operations – Fire Division

2003 – 2009
National Fire Services
Vice President of Operations

2002 – 2003
CSI Fire
Deficiency Manager

1990 – 2001
Atlas Martin Fire/Flame Tamers
General Manager

Certification & Training

  • Factory training, seminars and courses on current fire suppression system applications for class-2 (pre-engineered/ Ansul, Kidde, Range Guard, Buckeye, F.S.I. ,System Master) and class-3 (engineered) systems (dry chemical, wet chemical, CO2, Halon, FM200, and sprinkler)
  • Currently hold State of Illinois Class 1, 2, 3 License (extinguisher, pre-engineered, engineered systems)
  • Currently hold State of Michigan sprinkler/contractor license
  • Hazmat certified trainer for transportation, shipping and handling
  • International Code Council Wet Chemical Pre-Engineered system certified
  • International Code Council Industrial System certified
  • International Code Council Hand held Portable Fire Extinguisher certified


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