Arson Fire in Barnesville?
I looked out my back window and noticed a fire burning in my neighbor’s backyard. I knew they weren’t home, so I called the fire department. The firefighters told us that other brush fires had been set recently and were attributed to arson.
Intentionally set fires, or arson, is one of the top five leading causes of fires in the United States. SERVPRO® of Moorhead responds to fire damage emergencies each year in Barnesville. According to the National Fire Protection Association:
- Between 2010 and 2014, United States municipal fire departments responded to an average of 261,330 fires that were intentionally set
- These fires included 196,480 outside or unclassified fires, 49,690 structure fires, and 13,160 vehicle fires
- Losses resulting from these fires included 440 civilian deaths, 1,310 civilian injuries, and $1 billion in direct property damage
- Despite representing 19 percent of all intentional fires, structure fires accounted for 87 percent of civilian deaths, 84 percent of civilian injuries, and 86 percent of direct property damage caused by deliberate fires
Call Us Today!
When your Barnesville home or commercial business needs fire damage restoration services, SERVPRO® of Moorhead is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 218-236-7447. We’ll restore your fire damage, “Like it never even happened.”
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