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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Common Causes of Fire Damage

12/1/2020 (Permalink)

One of the worst nightmares for a home or business owner is experiencing a fire. A fire in your home or office can leave you feeling vulnerable and unsafe Often, a small spark will set a whole building or house on fire. Fires are extremely traumatizing, unfortunately we see home owners and business owners go through this far too often. For that reason, we have compiled a list of the most common causes of fires so you can prevent the likelihood of a fire happening in your home or business.

  • Faulty Electrics
  • Flammable and Combustible Materials
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Candles
  • Lighting
  • Heating Mechanisms such as space heaters
  • Flammable liquids

In this home fire in Rochester, NY, a homeowner had an electric bench sander malfunction that started a fire in the garage. Luckily, the homeowner was able to stop the fire here before it traveled to the rest of the house.

If you ever find yourself facing fire damage in your home or office, call SEVRPRO of East Monroe County at (585) 641-0040, and we’ll be prepared to restore the damage.

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