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Smoke Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

Keep your family safe by avoiding the following hazards:

  • Electrical hazards
  • Slippery conditions that may cause you to lose your balance and fall
  • Heavy materials – wet materials can be very heavy

What TO DO After A Fire

  • Find a safe place to stay. No matter the amount of damage, you likely will not want to stay in your own home. 
  • Contact your insurance agent.
  • Take care of your pets.
  • Limit interior movement to prevent soot from being embedded in your carpets or upholstery.
  • Place clean towels or old linens on top of rugs, upholstery or carpet.
  • If the electricity has been turned off, don’t forget to empty the refrigerator and freezer (remember to prop the doors open once emptied).
  • Once you are able return to your home, don’t forget to change the HVAC filter.

What NOT To Do After A Fire

  • Do not enter your home until you are given permission that it is safe.
  • Do not turn on gas, water or electric utilities until a professional has deemed them safe.
  • Do not start or move your vehicle if it has been damaged.
  • Do not try to clean any of the smoke or soot damage yourself without contacting us.
  • Do not attempt to clean any electrical appliances that may have been close to fire, heat or water without consulting an authorized repair service.
  • Do not send garments to an ordinary dry cleaner. Improper cleaning may set smoke odor.

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