Archive for August 26th, 2016

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen Kitchen Fire Danger

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Americans love their food, and we rely on kitchen equipment and dining establishments to provide us with the cuisines we adore. But when you play with fire, you can get burned; cooking equipment can present a huge danger to us in the form of kitchen fires. In order to stay safe in the event of a kitchen fire (and to help prevent one from occurring), here are some tips and stats you should know:

  • More than 8,000 commercial kitchen fires are reported each year. That means that more than 21 kitchen fires occur every day!
  • Fire extinguishers are vital pieces of equipment: they accounted for 80% of successfully extinguished fires in a 2,000 incident study. This is one of the many reasons why fire extinguisher inspections should be up-to-date.

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