Fire Damage in Tucson?
It’s Grilling Time in Tucson
The weather in Tucson is beautiful in the spring, and people are enjoying grilling outdoors. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), seven out of every ten adults in the United States have a grill or smoker, and between 2014-2018, fire departments went to an annual average of 8,900 home fires involving grills, hibachis or barbecues per year, including 3,900 structure fires and 4,900 outside or unclassified fires.
SERVPRO® of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO® of Oro Valley/Marana East responds to fire damage emergencies throughout the year in the Tucson area, and we offer these grilling safety tips from the NFPA:
Grilling Safety Tips
- Propane and charcoal barbeque grills should only be used outdoors
- The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches
- Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the grill area
- Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the grills and in trays below the grill.
- Never leave your grill unattended
- Always make sure your gas grill lid is open before lighting it
When your Tucson home or commercial business has a fire damage emergency, SERVPRO® of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO® of Oro Valley/Marana East has a team of highly trained technicians on-call and ready to respond 24 hours a day. Call us today at 520-760-9352.
SERVPRO® of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO® of Oro Valley /Marana East is Independently Owned and Operated.