Kitchen Extract Ductwork

Shopping Mall Kitchen Extract Fire Risk

Posted on June 17, 2015

Kitchen extract fire risk from ductwork in shopping malls was illustrated by two fires from around the world last week. Shopping Mall Duct Fires There was a fire at the Albert Centre Food Market in Singapore and at the the Ala Moana...

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Negligent Kitchen Extract Duct Cleaner Sued

Posted on June 08, 2015

The biggest problem that proper kitchen extract duct cleaners have is that some people will offer to carry out a clean at ridiculously low rates. How do they make their business work? By NOT cleaning ductwork - that's a real easy, and profitable,...

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Fire Spreads Through Kitchen Extract Ductwork

Posted on January 14, 2015

Fire started in the basement kitchen of the Rajdoot restaurant at the historic Carlton House, off Albert Square in central Manchester. Thick smoke drifting over Albert Square Eventually over 60 fire fighters and...

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Kitchen Extract Ventilation Fire Every Day

Posted on November 24, 2014

It's amazing how often fires break out in dirty kitchen extract systems. The London Fire Brigade reports one per day! London Fire Brigade picture of burnt-out kitchen The results can be devastating to the catering business, never...

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Kitchen Extract Tragedy Narrowly Avoided

Posted on October 20, 2014

It really is only a matter of time before somebody gets trapped and killed by a dirty kitchen extract duct fire. Here's another near-miss In this instance the fire broke out mid-morning, so presumably the occupants were awake and the...

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Do Reports Of Kitchen Duct Fires Come In Three's?

Posted on October 13, 2014

TGIF really, really aren't lucky with kitchen extract ductwork fires. See the previous posts from New York and Edinburgh. This fire at the Brewers' baseball stadium in Milwaukee went off at about 2am so fortunately there were no...

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