Keller Fire & Safety is your single source for all your fire protection needs: installation, service, and inspections!

Keller Fire & Safety provides total system expertise to help maintain your commercial kitchen fire suppression systems. Our kitchen system experts bring together all the elements you need for fully integrated fire protection systems in your restaurant residential and commercial kitchen.

It is important to regularly test and maintain your commercial kitchen fire protection system for the following reasons:

  1. To ensure that the system is functioning properly: Regular testing and maintenance can help identify any problems or issues with the system, such as damaged or clogged sprinkler heads, faulty control valves, or low water pressure. This can help prevent a malfunction or failure of the system when it is needed most, during a fire.
  2. To comply with regulations: Many jurisdictions have specific codes and regulations that require the testing and maintenance of fire protection systems in commercial kitchens. These requirements are in place to ensure the safety of the building and its occupants, as well as to prevent fires from spreading.
  3. To reduce the risk of damage: A properly functioning fire protection system can help minimize the damage caused by a fire in a commercial kitchen. In addition, regular maintenance can help identify and fix any problems before they become more serious and potentially cause more damage.
  4. To protect your business: A functioning fire protection system can help protect your business from the financial losses that can result from a fire in the kitchen. This can include the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property, as well as lost revenue due to temporary closure.
  5. To protect lives: The most important reason to test and maintain your commercial kitchen fire protection system is to help protect the lives of the building’s occupants. A functioning fire protection system can help contain and extinguish a fire, reducing the risk of injury or death.

Our Kitchen Fire Suppression Services

  • Installation and design of a complete pre-engineered commercial kitchen fire suppression system
  • Consultation
  • Plans, permits, and approvals
  • Electrical and gas control interlocks
  • On-site project management and installation
  • Annual and Semi-Annual inspections and ongoing service maintenance
  • Food Trucks and trailers
  • Residential Kitchen hoods and fire suppression systems
  • K class fire extinguishers
  • Brycer Compliance Engine reporting capabilities

Contact us online or by phone at (913) 371-8494
to schedule commercial kitchen fire suppression services anywhere in Eastern Kansas or Western Missouri

Code Information:

NFPA 17 – Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Systems

  • Industrial type application protection i.e. Hazmat Storage, Paint booths, Dip tanks, Vehicle fire suppression.

NFPA 96 – Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations

  • Requirements for kitchen exhaust hood, grease duct, and commercial exhaust fan installations.
  • Requires electrical and gas interlocks to cooking equipment exhaust and make-up air fans and tie into building fire alarm systems.

NFPA 17A -Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems

  • Requirement for certified installation, operation, testing, and maintenance of commercial range hood fire suppression systems.
  • Requires UL 300 standard commercial range hood fire suppression system installations.

Inspection Requirements:

  • Visually inspect conduit and location of appliance, duct, and plenum nozzles
  • Inspect link line and position of detectors
  • Inspect the automatic actuation of the fire system by cutting a terminal test link
  • Test the remote pull station
  • Verify electric and gas shuts off when the system is activated
  • Replace fusible links and center link housings
  • Verify the gauge on pressurized tanks is at the proper level
  • Internal inspection of non-pressurized tanks for corrosion.
  • Examine cylinders to record and verify the hydro test date
  • Examine the regulator to record and verify the test dates
  • Replace system cartridges when required by manufacturer (this is done at an additional charge)
  • Remove and clean nozzles to ensure they are not clogged and replace nozzle caps
  • Test all electrical interlocks (electric shut-offs and fan interlock requirements vary by local AHJs)
  • Record any obvious deficiencies discovered during the inspection