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Understanding Restaurant Fires Can Help Keep Doors Open

Press, Articles & Publications

Understanding restaurant fires can help keep doors open

Restaurant Facility Business magazine recently included an article authored by Leonard Ramo, Executive Vice President, Engineered Solutions at Telgian Corporation. In Catching Fire, Ramo explores what happens when a restaurant is closed due to fire, causes of restaurant fires, and how to ensure your restaurant isn’t next. This is a must-read article for restaurant managers, facility managers and business owners – understanding restaurant fires can help keep doors open.  In addition, this article covers daily prep, types of fires, basic fire training and pre-planning.

Leonard J. Ramo, PE, CFPS is the Executive Vice President of Engineered Solutions at Telgian Corporation. Ramo has worked in the fire protection industry for over 20 years and effectively develops and implements meaningful solutions to fire and life safety concerns for an extensive array of industries and clients.

His professional accreditations include registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in all 50 U.S. States, District of Columbia, and select Territories, as well as a P. Eng. in select Canadian Provinces. In addition, Ramo is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and holds a U.S. Department of Homeland Security CVI certification.

Ramo also plays an integral role in international codes and standards development. He serves on select National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) committees and is a member of Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). Ramo is also the past president of the Central Gulf Coast Chapter of SPFE and a member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME).

To read Ramo’s article, which explains understanding restaurant fires, in its entirety, please visit “Restaurant Closed Due to Fire” – Is your location next?

About Telgian

A worldwide provider of fire protection, life safety and security services, Telgian offers life safety design, engineering and consulting, risk management, testing and inspections services, plus more. Telgian partners with a wide variety of clients from all sectors to produce innovative solutions that reduce exposure to loss from fire and disasters. To read more about Telgian’s comprehensive fire protection solutions, life safety and security services, please visit Telgian

Media and Interview Inquiries for Len Ramo:

Ms. Susan McNeill, Corporate Communications Manager

Telgian Holdings, Inc.

Phone: 480-621-5031




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