"I had the opportunity to sit through one of John's classes last year with a group of code officials.  I thought that, not only was the class extremely well presented, but found John very knowledgeable on the subject.  I know I felt that I strongly benefitted from the class and would absolutely participate in it again."

Tim Hanna-Building Official/Zoning Administrator

City of Redwood Falls, MN




"Fire & Life Safety Consulting has done fire alarm review for me since 2007.  He has reviewed numerous sets of plans for me and always has them completed in a timely manner.  His reviews always follow the Minnesota State Fire Code to the letter."

Roy Kingsley-Fire Marshal (Retired)

Apple Valley (MN) Fire Department






"I have worked with John Swanson over the past few years and found him to be professional and knowledgeable in regards to fire code and NFPA standards.  He has always been helpful and quick to respond to any questions I had."

Marnie Grondahl-Fire Marshal

Duluth (MN) Fire Department




Washington State Association of Fire Marshals

Fire Alarm Plan Review (Online)

September 14/16 & 21/23

"I had the pleasure, as the President of the New Hampshire Fire Prevention Society, to contract with John Swanson, to deliver a presentation on NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.  John made the logistics on my end very easy to meet the expectations of our organization. The scheduling went extremely well. The delivery of the presentation was professionally prepared and expertly delivered.  I found John to be the consummate professional. The wisdom, knowledge and experience were easily recognized throughout the professional delivery and expert testimony on the subject.  I enjoyed working with John to the point I will be asking him to return in the future for another seminar and delivery.  John is a subject matter expert and has a delivery style that puts the audience at ease. Anyone participating in one of his presentations will find a worthwhile, rewarding, educational experience."

Stephen Gallagher

President - New Hampshire Fire Prevention Society

"For the past year we have contracted with John Swanson and Fire  & Life Safety Consulting to conduct fire alarm system plan reviews. Mr. Swanson has provided us absolute correct and timely fire alarm system plan review which allows us to issue permits and contractors to begin their projects in a timely manner. Mr. Swanson has always been available for questions and his service has been a positive experience for the City of Cottage Grove."
Bob LaBrosse-Chief Building Official

City of Cottage Grove, MN