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Kitchen Canopy Cleaning and the TGI Fridays Fire

Kitchen canopy cleaning is an essential part of maintaining the kitchen hood exhaust system in your restaurant or kitchen facility. It remains one of the primary defences against fire hazards. The result of a grease fire can be devastating for the kitchen, dangerous for staff and customers, and potentially catastrophic for surrounding businesses. The cause of the recent fire at…

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HVAC & R Industry Body Nominates Shepherd Filters For Product of the Year

Shepherd Filters is honoured to have been nominated as one of three finalists in the ‘Product of the Year’ category at the 2019 AIRAH Awards. These awards provide the HVAC & R industry with the opportunity to reflect, applaud and raise a toast to its peers and their achievements – whether it’s promising future leaders to…

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Kitchen Duct Fire Closes a McDonald’s for 2 Weeks

A McDonald’s in Bridgeport will be closed for two weeks after a kitchen duct fire early Saturday morning. Crews were called to the McDonald’s on Main Street around 1 a.m. after getting a report of a structure fire. When crews arrived, they said they found a working fire in the kitchen duct work that had…

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Deadly Grease Fire Prompts New Regulations

More than 100 firefighters responded to a grease fire at a West Roxbury restaurant 12 years ago today, in which two Boston firefighters were killed and at least 12 others were injured. Paul Cahill (55) and Warren Payne (53) died while fighting a blaze that started in a grease-laden ventilation shaft. When part of the roof…

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Kitchen Grease To Blame In Long John Silver’s Fire

Seeking to avoid having to cover the cost of a kitchen grease fire that burned down a Michigan Long John Silver’s seafood restaurant, Liberty Mutual told a federal court on Monday 5th August 2019 that the establishment had failed to regularly clean its kitchen exhaust system.   American Fire and Casualty Co., an arm of the Boston insurance…

Kitchen Exhaust Fire

Lack of Due Diligence in Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Endangers Restaurants

Roughly 11,000 commercial kitchens are damaged by fire annually, per the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association (IKECA). Many of these fires can be prevented through proper maintenance and kitchen exhaust cleaning according to the Guardian. Simply conducting an internet search for “kitchen exhaust cleaning companies” and clicking on the top one in the search results…

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Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning in Australia

Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning in Australia   The kitchen is an important part of a hotel’s operations. Keeping it running and reducing the risk of fire is therefore not something that should be taken lightly. Hotel engineers certainly have a lot of tasks to cover in order to ensure they have done all that they can to reduce…

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Hungry Jack’s Traralgon Affected by Fire

Seven fire trucks responded to a structure fire at a Traralgon restaurant on 24th June after the kitchen caught fire. Emergency services were called to Hungry Jack’s, located in Argyle Street, at about 7pm according to the Latrobe Valley Express. The fire spread to the roof of the premises and was brought under control just…