The Ultimate Guide to Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems

chef giving the "ok" sign with a restaurant fire suppression system in the background

So, you went for a walk, and you wondered “If I ever decide to open a new restaurant, how would I even get started? I’m sure there are regulations to follow, papers to submit, etc.”

Today, I’m going to go through how one would open a new restaurant, as well as the fire protection issues and options that will arise.

What we’ll cover today is:

  • What happens before you open your doors?
  • How do you stay legal fire protection-wise moving forward?
  • What happens during a restaurant fire suppression inspection?
  • What insights are important in choosing the right fire protection company?
  • What’s the future of restaurant fire suppression?

Let’s begin!
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4 of the Newest Fire Alarm Technologies

Fire alarm technician testing the fire alarm system

Fire alarms have been around forever.

In fact, the first alarm was invented in 1852  by Dr. William F. Channing and Moses Farmer. Their fire alarm included two boxes, each containing a telegraphic key with a handle. When someone detected a fire, they would crank the handle, which would then relay the details of the fire alarm box number to a central alarm station. The operator at the station would receive the message, which would then be forwarded to the fire department.

Advances in technology have helped fire alarm systems:

  • notify authorities quicker
  • accurately detect non-visible, yet devastating gases
  • notify the blind
  • provide escape directions

Technology is great, huh?
Let’s dive into each of these fire alarm technologies and how they are helping our world become a safer place:

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