Fires may start small, but under the right conditions a fire can spread out of control in a matter of minutes and become catastrophic and tragic.
If you discover a fire, evaluate the situation quickly. With a small controlled fire, you may be able to put it out with your extinguisher, but NEVER underestimate the danger from fire. If you’re not sure you can manage it, let the Fire Department do the work.
A fire loss is devastating and complex because of the unique behavior of smoke. It is important to have trained technicians at the loss location. Swift Restoration & Cleaning knows how to handle damage in Ogden, UT from smoke, soot and the other results of fire.
Swift Restoration & Cleaning steps in, takes charge, addresses your concerns and tests the smoke to see which of the following types of fire occurred.
After Swift Restoration & Cleaning knows the type of smoke, the next step in evaluating the damage to the property is pretesting to determine:
Some very toxic chemicals may be produced during a fire as a result of breakdown reactions from the various parts of construction materials, solvents, glues and other items in the structure. Swift Restoration uses state-of-the-art technology that can detect and neutralize these chemicals, and we work to contain hazardous materials to prevent additional damage.
Swift Restoration & Cleaning will test for toxic gases and materials and remove smoke odor and soot from the indoor environment as well as from valuable electronics, machinery, books, documents, and artwork.
Because fires are the second leading cause of accidental death around the home you should know who to call if you ever have a fire. Remember – Immediate action is important. Take action to minimize health hazards and reduce fire related damage to your home or business.
Because of the unique behavior of smoke, fire restoration may be complex. It is important to have an experienced restoration team on your side. Fast treatment will help reduce smoke and soot health hazards.