PLACENTIA AND THE BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA —As cooking methods have changed over the years, they have necessitated changes in fire safety as it relates to commercial cooking equipment.
The creation of UL-300 (Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Restaurant Cooking Areas) on Nov. 21, 1994, is rooted in these changes, said Massoud Farazandeh, general manager of the Bay area fire protection company Nationwide Fire Protection Corp., an affiliate of American Professional Services (APS-Hoods).
Nationwide Fire Protection Corp. has provided Bay area fire systems sales, installations and repairs from its Denver headquarters since the company opened in 1989. The company opened a Placentia, California satellite location in August 2009 to better serve fire suppression system requests from throughout California. (more…)