Repair, Maintenance, Fire & Safety

   Repair , Hood Cleaning, Maintenance       On the West Side:

The services you see below have all been added to this site as referrals by our members.

  • Ace of Trades LLC ( @aotrepairs )  206-499-8251- Danar repairs all types of commercial kitchen equipment, specializing in servicing food trucks in and around the Seattle area. 
  • Refrigeration: refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, walk-in coolers, etc
  • Hot side equipment: fryers, ranges, flat tops, convection ovens, & baking equipment, etc.
  • Prep equipment: mixers, slicers, etc.
  • We also do preventative maintenance work and can help owners set up a proper schedule.
  • We do not do any fire suppression equipment or anything that requires that type of licensing, but we can replace hood fan motors and other simple mechanical issues.
  • We are really focusing our promotion in the Food truck area but we also service food carts, restaurants and bakeries etc.

 TGA Hoods & Fire Protection LLC  (Also a custom food truck builder)

Octavio Ortega at 206-853-5187 (Tell him you are a member of Association)

The services they provide:

  • Food truck complete build out
  • UL listed Hood installation for food trucks and restaurants 
  • UL-300 fire suppression system installation, semi-annual inspection and repairs
  • High pressure hood cleaning service
  • Fire extinguishers sales, service and recharging 
  • Electrical wiring for food trucks and restaurant hoods
  • Gas piping
  • Exhaust fans installation, repairs and replacements
  • Fan hinges for maintenance  
  • 16 years of experience in the restaurant industry 
  • Seattle Fire Department Certification for fire suppression systems

Apex Hood - Barry Loucks

They service the entire state.

M: (404) 740-5232

Fill out and send in the form below (*If we don’t get you on the schedule within 1 day 

of filling this out, your First Cleaning is Free*) 

Apex hood cleaning form Basic Info Sheet
Text Document 6.8 MB


Ibis Cisneros in Kent (Food Trailer repairs)



Mobile Mechanic  Call or text , 24/7  Ph:  206 793 5659


Mobile Mechanic: Gerald at : 206-310-4159‬


William (also a mobile mechanic)  -  evenings & weekends.  Reasonable. (referred by Charlie's, prefers text verses phone calls) :  (425) 949-9947.


Moe’s Truck Repair - Providing mobile fleet repair services, road side assistance and a full service auto and truck repair facility.  They service the greater Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue, Bothell, Woodinville and surrounding areas. Scheduling is tailored to the needs of the customer with 5 experienced mechanics on staff. 


Sunrise Shading - Problems with your food truck awning... call David Yost at 206-227-9678.



Electrical & Generator - ask for Norm at 425-275-8194 based in Woodinville.


Chuck at 253-820-1388 is the generator guy that Nosh the Truck uses, they say he is the best generator guy around.


TriVan for food truck & trailer repairs.  (Tell them you were referred by the WSFTA.)


Western Trailer - Seattle (great referral for repairs)



Ted Thayer at Cottage Electric in Woodinville (King and Snohomish)



Jason at Island Electric in Skagit County

                                                    On the East Side: 

Tim's Comfort plus—  509-534-6558, providing air conditioning & services in Spokane


OK Electric—509-951-2838, electrical contractor in Spokane

Fire, Safety, and Security Systems

New NFPA 1 Mobile Food Cooking Operations
The new editions of NFPA 1, Fire Code, and NFPA 96, Standard on Ventilation Control and Fire Protection for Commercial Cooking Operations will address the minim fire safety requirements for food trucks.
IFMA NFPA FoodTrucks fire safety mobile
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AAA Fire & Safety - serving Olympia to Bellingham, certification, installation and repair.  Call Ryan at: 253-202-7182 or 206-284-1769. 


R & T Hood and Duct Services - grease exhaust, fire suppression, system upgrades, etc.  If you have questions, please contact:

Adrienne or Paul:

FoodTruck Fire SafetyTipSheet (1).pdf
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Food Truck Operator Propnae Awareness Fl
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2017 NFPA Food Truck Fire Safety Fact Sheet
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What your fire inspection will include:


612.2 Kitchen Hood. A Type I hood shall be installed at or above all commercial cooking appliances and domestic cooking appliances used for commercial purposes that produce grease laden vapors. Commercial kitchen exhaust hoods shall comply with the requirements of the International Mechanical Code. Hoods shall be inspected, tested and maintained in accordance with NFPA 96.

612.3 Fire Extinguishers. Approved 2A:20BC and Type K rated fire extinguishers shall be provided in each mobile food facility as determined by the Fire Code Official and the individual hazard presented by the individual mobile food facility.

612.4 Liquefied petroleum gas (LP-gas). LP-gas shall be in accordance with Chapter 61 and sections 612.4.1 and 612.4.2.

612.4.1 Maximum number and quantity. A maximum of two LP-gas containers (one hundred (100) pounds each) with a total aggregate water capacity of two hundred (200) pounds is permitted at one mobile food facility.

612.4.2 LP-gas cylinder hoses. Hoses shall be designed for a working pressure of three hundred fifty (350) psig with a safety factor of five to one (5:1) and shall be continuously marked with LP-gas, propane, three hundred fifty (350) working pressure and manufacturer’s name or trademark. Hose assemblies, after application of couplings, shall have a design capacity of seven hundred (700) psig. Hose assemblies shall be leak tested at time of installation at not less than the operating pressure of the system in which they are installed.

612.4.3 LP-gas cylinders. LP-gas cylinders shall be secured in an approved manner in an upright position. LP-gas cylinders shall not be stored within the facility at any time. If stored within a compartment, the compartment shall have approved venting directly to the exterior and must not allow venting to the interior of the facility at any time. If LP-gas cylinder storage is added to the rear of the facility, an appropriate, approved bumper shall be added to the rear of the facility to provide adequate impact protection. Belly cylinder tanks shall be installed according to DOT standards. - security alarms systems, locks, GPS systems

(make sure you mention the association)