Apollo Bay Fire Damage Extent

Motel evacuated, buildings destroyed in Apollo Bay Restaurant Fire

A south-west Victorian motel was evacuated in the early hours of Wednesday morning after three neighbouring shops caught fire.   The cause of the fire, which lit up the night sky in the popular tourist spot about two-and-a-half hours west of Melbourne, is not yet known. Emergency services were called to the town’s main street…

Extensive fire damage in roof

Fire at Iconic Restaurant Forces Closure for at Least a Year

An iconic South West restaurant and bar on the Busselton foreshore has been destroyed in a fire early on the morning of 12 April 2021.   The Goose Beach Bar and Kitchen, next to the Busselton Jetty, is barely recognisable after the fire, which has razed the roof, leaving huge scorch marks over its trademark…

kitchen ventilation costs

Kitchen Ventilation Design & Future Costs – Get Your “Ducts” in a Row

Renovating or investing in a cafe, restaurant, pub, or club is an exciting project, and so it should be!  You’ve found the location and are now busy planning the theme, menu, layout, hiring staff, and planning the grand opening. Yet, have you given the very heart of your business, specifically the kitchen ventilation system and…

Kitchen Ventilation Fire Rivers Casio

Kitchen Ventilation System Fire at Rivers Casino Hugo’s Frog Bar

Not having your kitchen ventilation system cleaned on a regular basis allows grease vapors to collect and solidify in your exhaust vents. Left to build up, this bi-product increases your risk of fire, just like in this story.   Firefighters extinguished a blaze in the Hugo’s Frog Bar kitchen ventilation system and the rooftop according…