Fire Safety & Engineered Systems

For life safety emergencies call 314-935-5555 

FSES optimizes engineered and life safety systems to ensure safety and compliance with local jurisdictions on the Danforth Campus (including North, West, and South campuses, plus other outlying buildings).  

  • Inspecting, maintaining and upgrading the fire alarm systems and fire sprinkler systems in accordance with applicable codes and authorities having jurisdiction. 
  • Partner with local fire marshals, project managers, vendors, emergency services, and department liaisons in order to verify university fire safety standards are met.  
  • Oversee and coordinate third party inspections and service of elevators, emergency generators, backflow preventers, and sustainable energy sources.  

Drew Thompson

Manager of Engineered Systems

Joseph Martin

Assistant Manager, Fire Safety