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A Device to Detect & Stop Fires


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FireBot Suppression






Mark Baldino
Mark Baldino
President, Treasurer, Director, and Co-founder

Mark Baldino is the inventor and President of FireBot since September 6, 2017. He has also served since 1992 as President of Baldino's Electronic Security and Vice President of Baldino's Lock and Key, regional locksmith and security companies serving the DC, Baltimore metro areas with 15 locations and 85 employees and yearly revenue of over 10 million dollars. Mark graduated from Virginia Tech where he ran varsity X-Country and Track and Field all four years. He is married with 3 children. He has been a director of Firebot since September 6, 2017.

Pat Riordan
Pat Riordan
Vice President, Secretary, Director, and Co-founder

Acting as Mark's right-hand man, Pat has many responsibilities as a co-founder of FireBot. A web developer by trade, Pat is focused primarily on FireBot's web presence and marketing strategies. Pat brings over a decade of experience across a wide spectrum of technical specialties, ranging from software development to electronics design to SEO, and is an invaluable asset. Pat has been employed by Baldino's Lock and Key, Inc., a locksmith and security company, as a Web Developer, from March 2010 to the present, and has also been working for FireBot as VP, Secretary, and Director since September 6, 2017. Pat holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from the University of Maryland University College.


FireBot Suppression
Aug 18, 2018

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Manufacturing Facility Set

We have had successful meetings with Harbor Designs & Manufacturing. Located in Baltimore MD they will assemble FireBots units for sale. Please Check out their Website:

Final product design, UL300A certification, Orders for Firebot. They can make 100,000 no problem. We are in good hands. MB

"We help our clients realize the full potential of their innovative ideas or core technology. Our cutting edge and diverse manufacturing processes enable our experts to create your products on time and within budget. If you need a part, 10,000 parts, or 100,000 complete packaged assemblies, we have the expertise and resources on hand to meet all of your design, engineering, and contract manufacturing needs. Harbor Designs can even act as your authorized repair facility and coordinate your daily logistics through inventorying, kiting, and shipping your product directly to your customers.

Why capitalize on equipment, and costly personnel to run your production in burst when you can make use of ours and only pay for it as you need it? Our state-of-the-art manufacturing expertise and cost effective pricing are unmatched. See for yourself and contact one of our knowledgeable sales associates today!"


3rd Generation Housing

FireBot is pleased to announce our new housing with an 8" by 8" Footprint it is our smallest yet.  separate compartments for electronics with battery replacement door, pump and suppressant bag. Easy mount with magnets, 2 way sticky tape or sheet metal screws. This housing is designed to fit standard range hoods. With this configuration we can supply FireBots to a huge slice of  the 100 million kitchens and their range-hoods. We will 3D print 6 of these housings and outfit with our components to take up to for UL testing. 

Our 3rd generation circuit boards will be ready to go also by the end of the month, "Board is made. Basic testing of board is completed. I am making minor programming changes to keep the power consumption down and thus longer battery life. I have to optimize putting uC in sleep mode, standby mode, etc." from Jonathan Babaie with Compsolusa. So we are set with our second major component.

Everything else is ready.

So what this means for a timeline.

By September 

6 units ready for UL testing, analysis to see is this FireBot ready for Mass production or any final modifications are needed.  

We will have retail FireBot Units done and able to pass UL certification. 2 Goals done Met.

3rd Goal, Sales of 10,000 units but before that... 

We need 30 K More with 6 days left so we can pay for the back half of UL300A testing. Any more each individual can invest, friends, family you have that can help we will be here. Appreciate everyone's help, Mark   


Final Push

Hello friends and fans,

The July update coming at you with nothing but good news. We are fervently in the final cycle of production model assembly. We will produce 6 of these for UL testing, show and final component feasibility. We have money to complete this phase. We are halfway there in funding for the UL300A testing phase.  

But we have enough to get started.

Once we finish our production models I am up to Eau Claire Wisconsin for initial testing for UL. At: Here we can set all possible conditions you would find in a kitchen, test and modify as necessary, test again. When FireBot passes UL standards. We call in a certified UL tester to observe and Voilà we have UL300A. (A device, which keeps a stovetop fire out for 5 minutes, if reigniting occurs it, still extinguishes the fire.)  

We are getting close to  our goal of $81,400. Please help invest a little more or tell a friend about FireBot. So we can get our product to market. Thanks Mark


Notice of Funds Disbursement

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As you might know, FireBot Suppression has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in FireBot Suppression be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.

This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.

Thanks for funding the future.



Request from Fire Marshall in suburb in Atlanta GA. Just one of many requests and interest in FireBot. The answer was Yes to John

I have a couple of questions for you.  First, can I purchase a unit that we could use for our public education program?  Secondly, is there a mailing list that I can be added to so that I can get updates on the product?  I think this is a great idea that could very well gain some acceptance in the regulatory world. 



John Dunlap, C.F.P.S.

Fire Marshal

Peachtree City Fire Rescue

105 N. Peachtree Parkway

Peachtree City, Ga. 30269


Office:  770-631-2526

Fax:  770-631-2528


UL Certification for FireBot

Response to Gerald (Red)

Wonderful we can get preliminary UL work done. As soon as I get my 4 models I am up to Wisconsin to start process. Expected expense $5,000  for 4 days. Thanks Mark

Folks this it getting real please help out a little more $2000 will get us $20,000 as you can only draw out draw out investment in 10K increments. You have seen the prototype now think even smaller 100 to 64 sq. inch foot print and that will be the one tested.

Mr. Baldino

I received an email that explains your new product. I also noticed that you stated that it is designed to pass the UL 300a test. I manage a UL third party test facility that is located in west central Wisconsin, close proximity to UL in Chicago and on an interstate highway system. We have accommodated clients in the past in a much shorter time frame than UL and they come to our facility and conduct witness verification testing which will save you time as well as money. We are able to build mock rooms and or apartment size sets in our burn room and would be able to keep it up for several weeks to complete the testing process. Please let me know if you would like to visit our facility, my personal cellular phone is 715-215-2341.

Gerald E. Van Ert Jr. MS, MPA

Fire Science/Fire Safety Center Coordinator

Emergency Services Education Center

620 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire WI 54701

Office 715-855-7561

Here is a link to our facilities and our abilities and I have attached a current brochure of the facility and our location.


Important Updates about FireBot (July 2018)

To all current and future investors:

Here is the latest news from FireBot. We are pleased to announce that our design and implementation team is 90% finished working on our final retail product. Thank you for your patience, but we believe the wait will be more than worth it!

We now have a new plastic housing engineered for mass production. We have reduced FireBot's footprint from 12x12 inches (144 sq. in.) to 10x10 (100 sq. in.) and we believe can reduce the unit's size even further. In two more weeks we anticipate our housing size will be down to 8x8 inches (64 sq. in.), an impressive reduction in size of over 50%! This is accomplished by arranging the same components more efficiently in their physical space, and represents tremendous progress!

The next big development is our 3rd generation circuit board, which will have the capacity for wireless communication for stove shutoffs (gas or electric), as well as low battery and activation alerts. This will allow FireBot to communicate with alarm panels, home automation, central stations, and even cell phones.

Click here to see our latest live test and watch FireBot in action!

I would say we are good to go in exact specifications with 90% of FireBot's components. We have 65% of our needed component manufacturers in place and are currently vetting the remaining vendors in anticipation of our first order for procurement.

There are still some minor internal enhancements we would like to complete before going to production, such as a direct 3/8" fitting to the suppressant bag and smaller diameter quick connects that attach the suppressant bag to the pump. Work on these small yet important details is happening right now. In 4 more weeks I believe we will have a product 100% ready for sales. Whew!

FireBot now has enough funding to complete our primary goal of manufacturing a completed, retail-ready product. Thank you again too all who have given us a vote of confidence by investing! But the fundraising doesn't stop here. There are still some outstanding pieces that, while not absolutely necessary for production, will go a long way towards helping to ensure FireBot is as successful as possible. Those are:

1) Funds for UL 300A certification costs

2) 50 demo units for our sales team

3) Basic print and online marketing for sales

This is what we still need! Please help us spread the word!




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