Interesting Fire Facts
Fire Damage Can Occur in 30 Seconds
Combustion or burning, in which substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and typically give out bright light, heat, and smoke is known as a fire. Fires can occur in homes and outdoors, due to many causes.
Some interesting facts:
- There is a house fire every ten seconds in the U.S.
- Home fires can spread in as little as thirty seconds
- Cooking is the leading cause of house fires
- More than 15,000 fires a year are started by clothes dryers
- 21% of fires are caused by arson
It is very important that if there is ever a fire GET OUT, STAY OUT, and CALL FOR HELP!
Fires can cause severe damage; it is important to practice safe steps when preparing for a potential fire.
If you ever are presented with fire damage, call SERVPRO of Elk River, Becker and Big Lake at (612) 444 - 3336. Our crew will be there in a timely manner to help!
Fire, water, or mold damage? Reach us 24/7 on (612) 444 - 3336!