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The smell of smoke alerted the couple and as they dashed to reach the top of the stairs, they found their kitchen engulfed in flames.
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Microwave ovens are modern conveniences we take for granted, but unfortunately, as one homeowner from Western New York recently found out, they can be very dangerous.
During the early morning hours of Sunday, June 24, 2012, James Holland, Vice President of Operations at Holland’s Department Store in El Paso, TX was notified by the local fire department that smoke was pouring from the building and a fire had ignited at the property.
You know the drill by now: There’s a residential loss. The homeowner calls their insurance company to file a claim. The job gets started.
Fair warning - this article is being written on December 7th - a day president Franklin Roosevelt declared “…which will live in infamy.”
That’s the amount of water that Jason Brown, the president of Rainbow International’s Fairfield, N.J. location, estimates he pumped into his home’s basement on Sunday, Oct. 7. A basement that he says he paid $30,000 to refinish not many years prior.
After the devastating fire at New Berlin Road Church in Jacksonville, FL, Paul Davis National, large loss specialists and part of the Paul Davis Restoration franchise network, provided emergency services and disaster response along with demolition, fire damage clean-up, drying and stabilization.
The 2013 RIA Leadership Summit & industry Expo was held from April 23-25 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
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