Archive for December 13th, 2016

Protecting Your Kitchen Understanding the Four Classes of Fire for Commerical Kitchens

Fire extinguisher servicing

As someone who works in a commercial kitchen, the threat of a kitchen fire breaking out is a very real one that occurs over 8,000 times per year. Aside from the possible loss of life and injury, kitchen fires are absolutely devastating for businesses, costing an annual average of $246 million in direct property damage. Understanding the potential for fire, as well as how to prevent and fight different kinds of kitchen fires could be the difference between life and death.

Class A Fires

Your Class A fires are perhaps the ones that people are most familiar with. These fires consist of ordinary combustibles such as wood, trash, paper, or anything else that leaves ash behind. Likewise, as many people would expect, water is the best combatant to douse and extinguish Class A

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