Fire Emergency? What to do until help arrives?
At SERVPRO of Martin County, we hope that you never have to go through a fire emergency at your home or business, however if that happens SERVPRO will be there to help you up with the restoration process.
There was a fire at home, you and your family are ok but that’s more than we can say about your house so you need to be prepare for such a situation.
SERVPRO of Martin County will be at the place you as soon as possible. We attend emergencies of restoration the 24/7 no matter how big they are. In case of fire emergency the damages will be not just for fire, there will be water and smoke damage too. The process to addresses it remain similar, even though every situation is different there are some steps and tips we recommend you to follow if you find yourself in front of one of them.
First of all, no matter how worried you are about your house or business, it is very important to ask yourself if it is safe to stay in the property. If you do, be aware of electronic devices, they might drop putting your safety in risk.
Some materials are better conductors for heat and may start the fire again so pay special attention to these.
Try to avoid the movement in the place to prevent the smoke particles from being drive into upholstery and carpets besides touch the less possible and keep your hands clean so you do not transfer the dirt and make worst materials such as upholstery, walls, and woodwork.
Make sure that the electricity is off and empty your freezer and refrigerator, and keep its door open.
To protect the carpet from more damage put some old linens or clean towels on carpet traffic areas.
Wait for SERVPRO of Martin County so we do the cleaning, do not effort to clean walls, carpets or painted surfaces. Do not try to clean any electrical appliances that have been close to fire, water or heat.
Avoid to consume any food that have been in the place during the fire and keep the power off do not try to operate any electrical device at the place.
If you had a fire emergency call SERVPRO of Martin County to action: 772-334-8762