A fire will not only raze your home or place of business, but it will also take a tremendous amount of emotional toll on family members and employees. Fire damage can rake up to thousands of dollars in property repairs and may even cause more damage if not attended to immediately.
In addition to the heat and fire, the after-effects of smoke, including soot, debris, odor, and ash, can cause surface discoloration throughout a building and damage to belongings if not treated immediately. There may also be substantial water damage caused by firefighting efforts. With ServiceMaster by Disaster Relief’s rapid response, further damage can be prevented, especially when the holiday season starts.
To ensure you have a happy and safe holiday season this year, we’ve put together a collection of holiday safety tips.
Inspect Your Fire and Smoke Alarms.
Learn How to Handle Grease Fires.
Use the Fireplace With Care.
Use Candles Safely.
Choose a Safe Artificial Tree.
Check Your Holiday Lights.
Practice Cooking Safety.
Keep a Working Fire Extinguisher Nearby.
Use Fireworks With Caution.
How to Use A Fire Extinguisher
Fire extinguishers can save lives and property with proper training and education. Contact your local fire department for fire extinguisher training and advice.
When operating a fire extinguisher, always remember the word PASS:*
*You can get more information about fire extinguishers through the website of the U.S. Fire Administration.