News Updates – Restaurant Fires in Kitchens


We know that Shepherd Filters disposable oil and grease filters can keep your kitchen exhaust systems clean. Too often, kitchen exhaust systems are not properly maintained and metal grease filters become weighed down with excess grease over time, resulting in the metal filter becoming a huge fire risk and fire in kitchen exhausts becoming a reality.

Read the blog posts below to see restaurant fires in kitchens caused by grease in the kitchen filters, duct, hood and rooftop.

Sydney Restaurant Goes Up in Smoke

We’re sad to see another Sydney restaurant goes up in smoke. Learn more about the incident on the Shepherd Filters blog, and thanks for reading!

Cambridge Hotel Destroyed by Fire

Recently, a Cambridge Hotel Destroyed by Fire made the news, adding to the countless number of kitchen fire accidents that likely could have been prevented.

Grease Fire Hits Kitchen at Palms

A likely avoidable event, when we heard of the grease fire hits kitchen at Palms, we were inspired to teach more about safety in the kitchen workplace.

Fire Damages Bullock’s Bar-B-Que

We were sad to hear of the news that fire damages Bullock’s Bar-B-Que, one of Durham’s oldest restaurant institutions. Read more on Shepherd Filters blog.