Only a few weeks ago a large fire destroyed a popular Asian restaurant, the House of Jin, in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. So we thought this might be a good time to remind restaurant owners that the first and most important step for Philadelphia area restaurants to take towards preventing a grease fire is to ensure that the kitchen exhaust system is cleaned both properly and regularly. We also encourage you to checkout our free report.
We find that many area restaurant owners wonder how often they should be assessing their exhaust systems. We try to make sure all of our clients are aware that The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) has the following set of guidelines:
If your restaurant does not follow a regular kitchen exhaust cleaning schedule and your system is not properly maintained, then you are exposing your restaurant to a potential fire hazard. Did you know that most kitchen grease fires spread rapidly because the flames will flare up from a kitchen appliance into a grimy, neglected exhaust system full of built-up grease?
We encourage investing in the safety of your kitchen equipment today by scheduling regular cleaning with an IMC certified professional.
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