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What Are the Leading Causes of Home Structure Fires in Plainfield?

5/4/2022 (Permalink)

We restore fire damage in Will and Kendall Counties, “Like it never even happened.”

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are five leading causes of home fires, injuries, and fatalities in the United States. Our local team in Plainfield and Naperville South safely restores fire, smoke, and soot damage. Here are the top causes of fire damage from the NFPA:

Leading Causes of Home Structure Fires: 2015 to 2019

  • Most home fires and fire casualties result from five causes: cooking, heating, electrical distribution, and lighting equipment, intentional fire setting, and smoking materials
  • Over the five-year period of 2015–2019 as a whole, cooking was the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries, while smoking was the leading cause of home fire deaths.
  • During this five-year period, US fire departments responded to an estimated average of 346,800 home structure fires per year. These fires caused an annual average of 2,620 civilian deaths, 11,070 civilian fire injuries, and $7.3 billion in direct property damage.

SERVPRO Fire Damage Process

Step 1: Emergency Contact

Step 2: Inspection and Assessment

Step 3: Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service

Step 4: Water Removal and Drying

Step 5: Removal of Smoke and Soot

Step 6: Cleaning and Sanitizing

Step 7: Restoration

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Fires can happen no matter how vigilant you are. When your Plainfield home or commercial business has fire damage and needs restoration services, our local team in Plainfield and Naperville South is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 630-369-9710.

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