Renovation Fire in New Baltimore?
According to an article from CNBC, last year kitchen and remodeling services saw a 40 percent jump in demand, and home extensions and additions jumped 52 percent above the previous year. In a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report, three out of every four fires in structures under construction involved residential properties. SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore responds to fire damage emergencies in the New Baltimore area throughout the year, and we see firsthand the damage even a small fire can cause.
Here are some more interesting NFPA report highlights:
- The leading cause of fires in structures was electrical distribution and lighting equipment, accounting for nearly one-quarter of fires.
- A structural member or framing was the leading item first ignited in structures under major renovation, accounting for one-fifth of direct property damage.
- The leading factors contributing to the ignition of fires in structures under major renovation included electrical failures or malfunctions and heat sources too close to combustible materials.
- Arcing was the leading heat source in these fires, followed by a spark, ember, or flame from operating equipment, radiated or conducted heat from operating equipment, and unclassified heat from powered equipment.
Call Us Today!
SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, has a team of highly trained technicians on call to respond to fire damage emergencies 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.