Holiday Party Fire in New Baltimore?
Party Fires Happen
Winter celebrations, sparkling lights, the smell of pine and winter greens in the air are all elements of winter holidays, and unfortunately, they also can be fire hazards that can ruin any holiday gathering. SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore has been responding to fire damage emergencies in the New Baltimore for years and restoring property damage caused by holiday fires.
Between 2013 and 2017 fire departments responded to an average of 780 home structure fires each year that was started by Christmas decorations igniting. Here are some winter holiday fire facts from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):
- Electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in more than two of every five (44 percent) home Christmas tree fires.
- 39 percent of home Christmas tree fires started in the living room. Five percent were chimney or flue fires. One-fifth of the decoration fires started in the kitchen. Sixteen percent started in the living room, family room, or den.
- Almost three of every five December home decoration fires were started by candles, compared to one-third in January to November.
When you need help restoring fire-damaged property, SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore is ready to respond 24 hours a day. Call us today at 586-598-5050. We’ll clean and restore your fire damage in New Baltimore, “Like it never even happened.”
SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore is Independently Owned and Operated.