A fire department responds to a call every 23 seconds. In 2017, there was approximately 357,000 home fires in the United States.
51.6 % of residential building fires are caused from cooking, as of 2017.
An estimated $25.6 billion in property damage occurred as a result of fire in 2018. (This number includes a $12 billion loss due to wildfires in Northern California in 2018)
74% of all fire deaths occur in the home.
Home fires were responsible fore 11,200 civilian injuries, or 74% of all civilian injuries, in 2018.
We explain these statistics because a fire damage can be a very trying time in the lives of our customers. Our goal is to mediate the process as much as possible. “Like it never even happened” is our motto and that is how we would like very customer to feel when the job is complete. If you find yourself, a family member, or friends in need of fire restoration, call SERVPRO of Tuscaloosa at 205.553.8377!