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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Fire Damage To Your Bradenton Business

5/10/2021 (Permalink)

No business owner wants to watch their hard work and years of investment go up in flames. Still, commercial fire damage in Florida, occurs more frequently than you may think. Even small fires cause significant property damage. If there is a fire in your business, damage may be more extensive than you might imagine.

When your East Bradenton / Lakewood Ranch business experiences fire or smoke damage, you need professional help quickly.

SERVPRO of East Bradenton / Lakewood Ranch is dedicated to responding immediately, which helps to prevent secondary damage and to reduce the cost of restoration.

Cooking fires account for almost 30% of nonresidential fires according to The U.S. Fire Administration. That is not limited to restaurants, 1 in 4 office building fires were related to cooking.

Major damage to your business is preventable with fire protection systems such as alarms and fire extinguishers.

9.2% of commercial fires were unintentional results of careless acts. A few examples of careless acts that result in fires:

Plugging too many things into the same extension cord

Accidentally leaving space heaters or other heat producing equipment on

Carelessly discarded cigarette butts igniting fires

So you have all of the necessary fire protection systems in place. But how well maintained and up-to-date are they? Do you have expired fire extinguishers? Following a fire, your insurance adjuster may inform you that your policy doesn’t cover certain types of fires.

Commonly, fire policies exclude the following events:

Arson-related fires

Fires in vacant buildings

Once the smoke clears and fire crews leave, you may notice damage to all parts of your business. You also must consider fire containment can cause additional damage. This is the time to call SERVPRO of East Bradenton / Lakewood Ranch(941) 747-2333.

SERVPRO of East Bradenton / Lakewood Ranch specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage event. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our staff is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property.

If you don’t have a plan for recovering from fire damage, you may be making a big mistake.

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