Every year restaurant owners report over 5,600 claims related to kitchen fires totaling over $116 million in damages. If you own a restaurant, here are some key things you should know.
- 63% of these fires are caused by cooking activities
- Grease laden vapors, towels and rags pose the greatest risks
- A kitchen fire can shut your business down for several months – do you have enough business interruption coverage?
- Working with a loss prevention team can help you identify possible problems before they materialize. Most good carriers should be able to provide some assistance in this area.
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