GRC | North Carolina Fire Protection Services

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GRC a locally owned fire and safety company that inspects, maintains, sells and repairs fire extinguishers and related safety equipment for businesses from Durham to the coast.

In addition to inspection services and maintenance programs, GRC offerS free surveys of businesses to verify current compliance to local codes, insurance requirements and to establish that a safe work environment is being maintained.

We can assist in making a work environment safer, which reduces exposure to lawsuits. A safer work environment also helps prevent asset loss.

Sales and Service of Fire Extinguishers

fire extinguisher service companyGRC Fire Services offers a full range of fire extinguisher sales and service options.

Our team will make sure your location is brought up to safety standards by having the right sized extinguishers throughout your location. GRC Fire Protection Services works with restaurants and businesses both small and large, providing fire extinguisher sales and service work for the North Carolina marketplace.

Kitchen Hood Fire Systems Inspection and Service

fire extinguisher service companyKitchen hood fire suppression systems are required to be inspected on a semi-annual basis as a minimum requirement of NFPA 17A. Our highly trained technicians can inspect and service all types of kitchen hood fire suppression systems. We can also provide training in the proper use and maintenance of your system so in a fire situation they will know how to respond correctly. Inspections are performed using GRC fire & safety technicians, without sub-contracting; We do not depend on other companies for our expertise, we use our own technicians to service and repair your kitchen hood fire system; this gives us better control over the quality of service we are able to provide. When you call GRC FIRE & SAFTEY. we put you in contact with an individual specifically trained to address your fire protection needs.

Fire System Inspection Emergency/ exit lighting

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Contact a GRC representative today to learn more about our fire system inspection and management services.

North Carolina Business Fire Protection

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Why Fire Extinguishers Are Required

Excerpt from NC State Fire Codes 2002 Edition

906.2 General requirements.

Fire extinguishers shall be selected, installed and maintained in accordance with this section and NFPA 10.

Fire Prevention Code - 2002 Edition

906.1 Where required.

Portable fire extinguishers shall be installed in the following locations.

1. In Group A, B, E, F, H, I , M, R-1, R-2, R-4 and S occupancies.

2. Within 30 feet (9144 mm) of commercial cooking equipment.

3. In areas where flammable or combustible liquids are stored, used or dispensed.

4. On each floor of structures under construction, except Group R-3 occupancies,

5. Special-hazard areas, including but not limited to laboratories, computer rooms, and generator rooms where required by the code official.6. Adult day care facilities in Group R-3 and R-4 occupancies shall have at least one 2-A:10-B:C fire extinguisher provided per floor with a maximum of 40 feet travel distance to the extinguisher

904.11.5 Commercial cooking equipment.

Portable fire extinguishers shall be provided within a 30-foot (9144 mm) travel distance of commercial-type cooking equipment. Cooking equipment involving vegetable or animal oils and fats shall be protected by a Class K rated portable extinguisher.

Conspicuous location.

Extinguishers shall be located in conspicuous locations where they will be readily accessible and immediately available for use. These locations shall be along normal paths of travel, unless the code official determines that the hazard presented indicates the need for placement away from normal paths of travel.

906.6 Unobstructed and unobscured.

Fire extinguishers shall not be obstructed

906.7 Hangers and brackets.

Hand-held portable fire extinguishers, not housed in cabinets, shall be installed on the hangers or brackets supplied. Hangers or brackets shall be securely anchored to the mounting surface in accordance with the manufacturer's installation instructions.

906.9 Height above floor.

Portable fire extinguishers having a gross weight not exceeding 40 pounds (18 kg) shall be installed so that its top is not more than 5 feet (1524 mm) above the floor. Hand-held portable fire extinguishers having a gross weight exceeding 40 pounds (18 kg) shall be installed so that its top is not more than 3.5 feet (1067 mm) above the floor. The clearance between the floor and the bottom of installed hand-held extinguishers shall not be less than 4 inches (102 mm).

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  • Mobile Phone: 919-796-6260
  • Office Phone: 919-965-7225

  • Covering North Carolina

    We offer a full range of fire inspection, fire protection and installation services.