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Commercial Electrical Fire; Portland, ME

During the recent extremely hot period this summer, an electrical component overheated and caused an electrical fire in a roof top HVAC unit of a popular Portland Maine restaurant. The fire department used water to extinguish the fire, causing significant water damage to both floors of the building. ServiceMaster Elite responded within hours to extract water from the building, place dehumidification to help stabilize the moist environment and immediately began drying the structure.

Once the Water Damage Restoration was started, the ServiceMaster Elite team focused on removing soot and odor throughout the building that was caused by the electrical fire. Soot was found on every surface throughout the 14,000 square foot restaurant. ServiceMaster Elite technicians began by HEPA vacuuming the surfaces, then using a dry sponge to remove surface soot from walls and floors. By installing HEPA filters with carbon media ServiceMaster Elite was able to remove any odor from the air, and through a detailed process of soot cleaning and deodorization was able to reopen the restaurant within two days.

Soot Damage Restoration is a tedious process that requires attention to detail and industry know how. ServiceMaster Elite technicians are Fire and Smoke certified by the IICRC, meaning they have the specialized industry education to provide expert care in any soot and odor damaged environment. ServiceMaster Elite technicians are able to guide homeowners and business owners through the smoke damage restoration process, are available 24/7/365 for immediate response. For over ten years ServiceMaster Elite is the leader in the Northeast for Fire Damage Restoration Services, Call our company 24/7 at (888) 245-0354 for immediate response to your Soot and Smoke Odor Restoration needs.