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Fire Emergency Procedures and tips

6/13/2019 (Permalink)

Fire Emergency Procedures and tips

Fire emergency is always overwhelming, nobody except firefighters or specialist in fire emergencies are really prepared to address inflame fire spreading quickly over certain area or inhale smoking residues for a long period of time.

When fire or smoke damage affect your home or business SERVPRO of Martin County have a general procedure before, during and after the fire emergency happens. Even though every situation is different the general process to address Fire emergency remain the same.

From our experience, here we recommend easy steps to follow before, during and after Fire emergency occurs.

What to do when a fire emergency happens and waiting for help to arrive?

We acknowledge your worries and anxiety of the moment, however we would like you to take few min to ask yourself if it’s safe to stay in the property, check out the area up and down and make sure you are in a safe point. Try out to be aware of electronic devices, as they might drop, putting in risk your safety.

How to procedure during a fire emergency?

Remember that some material and textures can conduct heat more easily, so stay away from them. Avoid also movement in the home or property to prevent smoke particles from being drive into carpets, curtains, upholstery and some others inflame fabrics.

It’s important that you and your family remains in a safe area as we recommend before and try out to keep your hands clean all the time, so it won’t conduct or make the worst materials such as walls, upholstery, and woodwork.

What to do after a fire emergency?

Added to the above mentioned we recommend: If electricity is off, empty freezer and refrigerator and prop doors open, place clean towels or old linens on rugs, upholstery and carpet traffic areas. Wash houseplants on both sides of leaves and change HVAC filter

Finally, don’t effort to clean any walls or painted surfaces or shampoo carpet or upholstery without contacting SERVPRO!

Our staff is highly trained in fire damage emergency. When fire or smoke damage affect your home or business, follow us here: Fire Emergency Procedures and tips: https://www.SERVPROmartincounty.com/fire-damage-tips or contact SERVPRO specialist for all you fire emergency questions. Smoke or Fire Damage? Call SERVPRO of Martin County (772) 334-8762

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