Category: Fire Safety

Common Questions About Restaurant Fire Suppression

September 1st, 2021
What type of fire suppression is my restaurant required to have? Per the NFPA, commercial kitchens are required to have at least one Class K portable fire extinguisher. These extinguishers are designed specifically for use on cooking medium. While not… more »

The Importance Of Emergency Lighting

March 4th, 2021
Here in the Pacific Northwest, recent snow and ice storms left a historical number of homes and businesses without power. During such weather events, as well as other incidents of fire or outages, emergency lights and exit signs are crucial to your cust… more »

Getting To Know Your Kitchen Hood Fire Suppression System

October 22nd, 2020
Back in August we talked to you about the types of fire extinguishers commonly found in commercial kitchens. Equally important is the hood fire suppression system. According to the National Restaurant Association (NRA) kitchen appliances are involved in… more »

Fire Extinguishers & Restaurant Safety

August 14th, 2020
In addition to the Ansul fire suppression system found in the hood, fire extinguishers are also essential in keeping your restaurant safe. Class K fire extinguishers are required for all commercial kitchens as they contain agents specific to combating f… more »

Reducing Your Risk Of A Kitchen Fire

July 10th, 2020
There are inherent risks for fire in running a commercial kitchen- multiple people often working in close quarters, flammable oils, grease and open flames are among these. Knowing the risks and the best ways to mitigate them can go a long in way creatin… more »