Each year in North America alone, kitchen fires kill hundreds of people and injure thousands not to mention causes millions in dollars in damage. In today’s commercial kitchens, higher temperature cooking oils and high efficiency, slow-cooling appliances such as deep-fat fryers have combined to make fire suppression more challenging. The need to protect people and property from fire is crucial.
A restaurant fire suppression system is designed to provide fire protection for restaurant cooking appliances, exhaust hoods, and ducts as defined by the National Fire Protection Association NFPA 17A – Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems, and NFPA 96 – Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations. These systems are pre-engineered and consist of mechanical and electrical components for installation by an authorized distributor.
As an authorized distributor of Amerex, Ansul, Badger, Kidde and Pyro-Chem restaurant/kitchen fire suppression systems, we can match your needs with the system that best suits them. The right system can automatically discharge, warn the kitchen staff and suppress the fire (in its earliest stages), protecting both equipment and people. As a result, damage is limited and equipment down time is held to a minimum. Protect lives, come up to code and reduce your insurance costs with the proper kitchen fire suppression systems. Let General Fire Equipment design and maintain the right system for you.