Category: commercial kitchen fire suppression systems

May 16, 2019 Roy Williams

Fire suppression systems for commercial kitchens prevent the spread of an already burning fire. Suppression systems use a combination of dry chemicals and wetting agents to suppress cooking equipment fires. Wetting agents are a form of concentrate added to water contained in the system. They improve the fire suppression performance of water by reducing its…

May 16, 2019 Roy Williams

Restaurant operators know that wet chemical systems are the only solution to their fire suppression needs. In fact, commercial cooking cannot be done without a state of the art Fire Suppression system. Voluminous cooking with today’s vegetable oils cause high heat conditions therefore creating a hazardous environment to say the least. The potential for a…

October 3, 2018 Roy Williams

Restaurants have all the ingredients for a small kitchen fire to to quickly become an out of control blaze. Open flames, cooking oils and hot cooking equipment contribute to the nearly 8,000 restaurant fires that are reported each year.  Restaurant owners know all too well what a fire can do to their business. A devastating…

October 3, 2018 Roy Williams

In order to ensure that your commercial kitchen fire suppression system operates properly when needed, federal certification as well as state licensure require facilities to properly inspect, test and maintain the exhaust hoods, filters and fire-extinguishing equipment making up their commercial kitchen fire suppression systems relied upon to protect their commercial kitchen cooking equipment. Applicable…

September 19, 2018 Roy Williams

For restaurant owners, their commercial kitchen is the heartbeat of their livelihood. But as that old saying goes, where there is heat, there is the risk of fire. Fires are more likely to occur in a restaurant than nearly any other kind of business. Regardless of why a fire starts out, what is important is…

May 30, 2018 Roy Williams

The environment in modern commercial kitchens is one of open flames, red-hot cooking surfaces, and heavily grease-laden surfaces.  These conditions combine to make the typical modern commercial kitchen a potentially dangerous fire hazard. Kitchen fires can spread quickly and can be very difficult to extinguish.  In fact, kitchen fires are the leading cause of structural…

April 27, 2018 Roy Williams

Inspecting restaurant and commercial kitchen fire suppression systems for proper function requires more than just a visual overview or a system test. Proper maintenance from a factory authorized, trained service technician is essential for compliance and warranty. Restaurant and commercial kitchens require their own set of safety considerations.  These facilities are a common place for…