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After a fire

  1. 1. 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)
  2. 2. During The Fire•Contact Management/Owner.•Contact insuranceCompany.•Contact Full ServiceRestoration Contractor.•Contact Red Cross.
  3. 3. Phase 1(First 24-72 Hours)Emergency Service 1st 24 Hours•Protect Cause andorigin.•Documentation andPhotos.•Securing BrokenWindows and Doors(Interior/Exterior).
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Dryers in ActionFull Service FLIR Infrared ImagingFirst 24 -72 Hours ->•Emergency Response•Preserve Cause and Origin•Board Up•Site Security
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Phase 1(Next few days)•Continued efforts ofextracting any remainingwater to prevent mold.•Dehumidificationreadings, and re-positioning of dryingequipment.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. Phase 2Once the restorationcontractor has beenchosen, and properwork authorization hasbeen signed:•Estimate/ scope ofwork complete.•Drawings complete andsubmitted to cityinspector.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. Phase 3Reconstruction.•Roofing•Siding•Windows / Doors•Drywall•Paint•Carpet•Cabinets•Trim•Fixtures
  13. 13. Phase 3Reconstruction.Once the property isback to the original pre-loss condition:•Final Cleaning.•Final walk-through.
  14. 14. Phase 4•Certification ofoccupancy•Final invoicing to theinsurance company•Close-out manuals forproperty owner andmanagement team.
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