Our Story


Bay Cities Fire Protection is a family owned and operated business.

Bay Cities Fire Protection has been providing professional, quality fire sprinkler systems and services to clients in the Northern California area, including the following counties,

Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, ‚ÄčLake, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sacramento, since 1996.

Owner John Hess started working in the trade in 1989.  Since then he has had the pleasure of starting Bay Cities Fire Protection and having his children be a vital part of the business as well.


John has gained much knowledge over the years and has accumulated a mass network of associates throughout multiple counties, associates which are readily at his disposal. 

Bay Cities Fire Protection currently has a full time crew of 20 employees and 4 trucks,

based out of our new shop located at 51 Foley Street Santa Rosa CA 95401.

At Bay Cities Fire Protection we are forever evolving and educating ourselves,

so that we may better serve you, while being an asset to the community as well.

Since starting Bay Cities Protection and with its great success,

John has ventured into the real estate world.

John acquired his real estate sales person license, CalBRE License # 01941097, in 2014.

If you or anyone you may know is interested in buying or selling a home

or would just any like information about a particular neighborhood

or may have general real estate questions

John can be reached for real estate inquiries at

Better Homes Realty (formerly CPS Real Estate)


Serving the bay area & other northern counties since 1996

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Bay Cities Fire Protection Inc.

51 Foley Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, US

(707) 978-2598