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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Dryer Fire Damage in Otay Mesa Home?

6/7/2021 (Permalink)

A person is holding up a lint trap from a clothes dryer that is covered in lint. We mitigate fire damage 24-hours a day in San Diego.

Dryer Fires Happen in Otay Mesa

According to a report published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2014-2018, local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 13,820 home structure fires per year in which dryers were involved in the ignition. These fires caused an average of seven civilian deaths, 344 civilian injuries, and $233 million in direct property damage annually. 

Top Three Contributing Factors

  • Failure to clean the lint trap, 4470 fires
  • Mechanical failure or malfunction, 3790 fires
  • Electrical failure or malfunction, 2270 fires

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro responds to fire damage emergencies in Otay Mesa throughout the year. Each fire damage scenario will differ as the method for cleaning will vary depending on the sources of the fuels. Here are the steps we follow for a “typical” fire damage restoration:

Fire Damage Restoration Process

  1. Emergency Contact
  2. Inspection and Fire Damage Assessment
  3. Immediate Board-Up and Roof-Tarp Service (if needed)
  4. Water Removal and Drying (if water damage is present)
  5. Removal of Smoke and Soot from All Surfaces
  6. Cleaning and Repair
  7. Restoration

Call Us Today!

SERVPRO® of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is on-call 24-hours a day to respond to fire damage emergencies in Otay Mesa. Call us today at 619-439-2407. We’ll restore your fire damage, “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of Otay Mesa/San Ysidro is Independently Owned and Operated.

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