With food trucks becoming more popular, not just in downtown Atlanta but throughout nearly all Metro areas and even the nation, the need for addressing the unique safety hazards surrounding these trucks has come to the forefront of the fire and life safety community.

There have been more than a dozen incidents involving food truck propane tanks igniting and causing death, damage, or injury since 2011. In response to these safety risks, the National Fire Protection Association has been deliberating new codes dealing specifically with food trucks.

Mark Conroy, Senior Engineer for Technical Services at one of our valued supply partner companies, Brooks Equipment, addressed these new requirements in Volume 16, Issue 2 of Brooks’ publication, Hot Topics. We encourage you to view Mark’s article by clicking the link below!

New NFPA Requirements for Food Trucks, by Mark Conroy (Hot Topics, Brooks Equipment, Vol. 16, Is. 2)