Fires pose a threat to most buildings, and especially those that house a restaurant, or industrially sized kitchen of some sort. Indeed, fires in restaurants and other types of dining establishments tend to cause an annual average of $246 million in property damages, and about 57% of restaurant fires involve cooking equipment of some sort. With over 8,000 kitchen fires being reported annually, it really is a wonder that fire extinguisher services are not more universal across the board — along with education on how to deal with it.
Most people don’t know much about the anatomy and operation of a fire extinguisher. Check out the following guide to a tool that just may save your building, and maybe your life:
First, fire basics: fire is the result of a chemical reaction, a combustio Continue reading