Commercial Fire Damage
Recently we received a call from a local commercial property. They had suffered a fire damage in their office area. We routed crew to their location.
The damage from the fire itself was not very severe. But the soot. Oh, the soot. It was everywhere. The walls and floor were black with it. The filing cabinets were black and the contents of those cabinets were covered in soot as well.
Rooms that had not been affected by the fire because the door had been closed were in fact affected. The air conditioner had been left running and that allowed the soot from the main room to be dispersed throughout the offices.
We set up equipment to clean the air and set to work cleaning. We cleaned each surface in each office (walls, floors, ceiling, desks, shelves, etc.). the files in the filing cabinets were packed up and moved to an offsite facility where we cleaned each file to remove the soot.