Fire Damage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
The safety of your family and pets is always the priority.
If you experience a fire in your home, call 9-1-1.
Fire Dangers at Home
Fires create smoke and soot. These elements are microscopic and may contain carcinogens which are not safe to inhale or touch. Fire cleanup is not a DIY project and should only be performed by trained professionals.
- Do not breathe in fire smoke.
- Do not stay in a compromised building.
- Do not consume food or medication that were near the smoke.
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Fire and Flood Restoration Often Go Hand-in-Hand
Water damage results when firefighting efforts are needed. The dynamic of fire and water damage make the restoration process more complicated and urgent.
- Mold Growth starts in less than 72 hours.
- Water Damage Remediation happens after your property has been cleared by the fire department and roof tarping and board-up are complete.
- Wet Clothing, Shoes, and Textiles are removed immediately and taken to our Esporta Wash facility for sanitation.
- Fire Damage Restoration begins once your property has been stabilized.
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- Water Restoration
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What To Do After A Fire
- Limit movement in the home to prevent soot particles from being embedded into upholstery and carpets.
- Keep hands clean so as not to further soil upholstery, walls and woodwork.
- Place clean towels or old linens on rugs, upholstery and carpet traffic areas.
- If electricity is off, empty freezer and refrigerator and prop doors open.
- Clean and protect chrome with light coating of petroleum jelly or oil.
- Wash houseplants on both sides of leaves.
- Change HVAC filter.
- Tape double layers of cheesecloth over air registers.
What NOT To Do After A Fire
- Don't attempt to wash any walls or painted surfaces or shampoo carpet or upholstery without contacting us.
- Don't attempt to clean any electrical appliances that may have been close to fire, heat or water without consulting an authorized repair service.
- Don't use any canned or packaged food or beverages that may have been stored near the fire, heat or water.
- Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet. The wiring may be damaged.
- Don't send garments to an ordinary dry cleaner. Improper cleaning may set smoke odor.