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Halton FireWatch
Halton FireWatch

Halton FireWatch

Introducing the first of its kind Fire Warning system for Commercial Kitchens that never sleeps, Halton FireWatch! A 24/7 electronic fire warning system with data backup.

What is Halton FireWatch

Halton FireWatchFireWatch, 2 stage notification that senses when conditions are favorable for a fire at the appliance and the hood.

FireWatch monitors heat signatures of the cooking surfaces and hood plenum air temperature. When an anomaly is detected, a two-stage warning is initiated.

  • Stage 1, A visual or sound warning is initiated
  • Stage 2, If the warning is not acted upon, the fuel source is shut off to the appliances
  • A quick reset of appliances once the conditions are cleared.
  • FireWatch does not override or change automatic fire systems setting – it will operate as designed, listed, and tested.

Benefits

  • Mitigates Fire Risk in your foodservice operations
  • Provides a two-stage warning
  • Flashing lights in the hood will indicate once your appliances reach an unsafe heat level
  • Visual touch screen will sound for potential fire risk

Why choose Halton FireWatch

Did you know that between 2010 and 2014, an estimated average of 7,410 structure fires in eating and drinking establishments were reported to U.S. fire departments each year!

Just think about all the smaller fires and fire system discharges that were not reported!

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Cooking equipment was the leading cause of fires in these properties, accounting for 3 out of 5 fires.*

What if you could have a system that identifies when conditions are favorable for a fire BEFORE it ignites!
  • Deep fryers were involved in one of five fires (21%) and ranges or cooktops were involved in 14% of fires.
  • Two-thirds (68%) of fires in eating and drinking establishments were small and did not spread beyond the object of origin.
  • Cooking materials were the item first ignited in 43%of the fires in eating and drinking establishments.
  • Failure to clean was a factor in 22% of the fires in these properties.

* NFPA research publication – Structure Fires in Eating and Drinking Establishments Fact Sheet

Watch FCSI’s consultant roundtable: Fire safety in commercial kitchens

Hosted by FCSI’s Foodservice Consultant Magazine, in association with Halton, this roundtable addresses the main cause of fires in foodservice back of house spaces and how the industry collectively can do a better job to prevent them.

Participants: Melissa Moore, Foodservice Design Professionals; Keith Short FCSI, Orlando Espinosa + Associates; Andrey Livchak, Director – Global R&D, Halton Group; Chair: Michael Jones, editorial director, FCSI’s Foodservice Consultant

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