Introduction EmergencyDuring The Fire Catastrophe The ProcessPhase 1(First 24-72 Hours)Phase 2(Demolition / Cleaning)Phase 3(Reconstruction)Phase 4(Final Clean /Walkthrough / KeyHandoff)
During The Fire•Contact Management/Owner.•Contact insuranceCompany.•Contact Full ServiceRestoration Contractor.•Contact Red Cross.
Phase 1(First 24-72 Hours)Emergency Service 1st 24 Hours•Protect Cause andorigin.•Documentation andPhotos.•Securing BrokenWindows and Doors(Interior/Exterior).
Phase 1(First 24-72 Hours)Emergency Service 1st 24 Hours•Extract standing waterin all effected areas,removing saturatedcarpet padding.•Install proper industrialdrying equipment.•Document initialdehumidification levels.•Provide temporaryheat, and electric.
Dryers in ActionFull Service FLIR Infrared ImagingFirst 24 -72 Hours ->•Emergency Response•Preserve Cause and Origin•Board Up•Site Security
Phase 1(First 24-72 Hours)For a Large ApartmentComplex, also:•Check with the FireChief & Management onliveable areas.•Securing Liveableareas from the public.•Provide overnightsecurity, if necessary, aswell as escortingresidents of effectedunits to retrievenecessary items only.
Phase 1(Next few days)•Set up security sign-incheckpoints for allpeople who plan onentering the property.•Initial walk through withproperty owner,management,restoration estimator,and insurance adjuster.
Phase 1(Next few days)•Continued efforts ofextracting any remainingwater to prevent mold.•Dehumidificationreadings, and re-positioning of dryingequipment.
Phase 1(Next few days)•Lead/asbestos testingof materials ifappropriate.•Removal of effectedcarpet, drywall, or anyother material that mayprolong the mitigationprocess.•Coordinated move outschedule for movingcompanies, andresidents.
Phase 2Once the restorationcontractor has beenchosen, and properwork authorization hasbeen signed:•Estimate/ scope ofwork complete.•Drawings complete andsubmitted to cityinspector.
Phase 2Once the restorationcontractor has beenchosen, and properwork authorization hasbeen signed:•Proper city permitspulled.•Demolition and removalof affected material,authorized by insuranceadjuster.•Clean, backspray, andseal all smoke effectedareas.