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Warren Home Sustains Fire Damage from a Damaged Electric Cord?

6/4/2024 (Permalink)

An old, frayed, electric cord is shown. We are trained and certified to restore fire damage in Macomb County.

Our local St. Clair Shores team is highly trained and certified to restore fire damage in Warren. Understanding the primary causes of home fires is crucial for prevention and safety. Here are some leading causes:

Cooking Equipment: Whether a stove is left unattended while frying food or the oven is forgotten, cooking-related fires can ignite quickly and spread rapidly, especially in kitchens with flammable materials nearby.

Heating Systems: Malfunctioning heating systems, including furnaces, space heaters, and wood stoves, pose a significant fire risk, particularly during colder months. Improper installation, lack of maintenance, and failure to follow safety precautions can lead to fires.

Electrical Fires: Faulty wiring, overloaded circuits, and disrepair of electrical appliances can spark electrical fires in homes. Old or damaged electrical cords, extension cords, and faulty outlets are common culprits.

Smoking Materials: Careless smoking habits, such as improperly extinguishing cigarettes or cigars, can ignite furniture, bedding, or clothing, leading to fatal fires.

Candles: While candles create ambiance, they pose a fire hazard if left unattended or placed near flammable materials. Knocked-over candles or forgotten flames can ignite curtains, upholstery, or decorations, leading to devastating fires.

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When your home or commercial business in Warren needs fire damage restoration services, our local team in St. Clair Shores is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 586-741-5050.

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