Smoke Damage Restoration During California’s Thomas & Woolsey Fires – Nearly 70 Schools Affected


Problem: The Thomas Fire, which concluded the nation’s costliest year of wildfires in 2017, consumed more than 1,000 structures throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, all within 15 to 30 minutes north of our DKI member company. While the fire was in progress, our member received a call from the maintenance director from the Santa Paula Unified School District (SPUSD)… Continue reading

Fire Damage Restoration in Hartford County – 18th Century Farmhouse

Home under construction with windows boarded up and a ladder out front

Problem On Wednesday, May 11, the historic Derrin House in Avon, CT sustained serious fire damage. The Derrin House was used as a public museum by the Avon Historical Society to showcase what life was like on a 18th century New England farm. Members from the society had been restoring the home to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Derrin… Continue reading

Fire Damage Repair in Pensacola – Adonna’s Bakery

Burned appliances, counters and cabinets in a kitchen after a fire

Problem On Monday, January 15, 2018, Adonna’s Bakery in downtown Pensacola had a kitchen fire on the second floor. The upstairs kitchen and downstairs retail area were impacted by fire damage and damage from the water used to extinguish the fire. Since the bakery is in a commercial complex with adjoining residential and commercial units, the two adjoining residential units… Continue reading

Electrical Fire Repair to Apartment in Rutherford County


Problem On Thursday, March 22 around 4:30 p.m., an electrical fire started in an apartment complex in Murfreesboro, TN. The fire had originated in the ceiling and floor of two units. Fire departments were able to contain the fire, but those two units experienced extensive damage to their interior and exterior. Solution DKI was called and arrived on scene to… Continue reading

Sulphur Fire Damage Restoration for Two California Elementary Schools

School desks in a classroom

Problem The Sulphur Fire, one of the dozens of wildfires that devastated the state of California in October 2017, blazed for nearly three weeks and destroyed over 150 structures, while damaging several others. Included in those damaged were the Pomo and Burns Valley Elementary Schools of Konocti Unified School District. The fire left contamination of smoke and soot throughout both… Continue reading

Fire Damage Repair in Madison County – 77 year old Giles & Kendall CedarSafe Plant

Smoke billowing out a building with firemen and firetrucks extinguishing flames

Problem A devastating fire broke out in the 77-year-old Giles & Kendall CedarSafe plant, located in Madison County, AL. As the only producer of rare, top quality cedar oil used in top-line perfumes, the factory had only 45 days to get back to production. Otherwise, with business interruption costing between $150k and $175k each week, the company would have to… Continue reading

Fire & Water Damage Restoration to Pensacola Hospital

Man cleaning hospital room floor

Problem Around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2015, a small electrical fire started in the bathroom of one patient’s room at a hospital in Pensacola, FL. The installed sprinkler system extinguished the fire right away, but caused water damage to the four lower floors and basement. Solution DKI was called to respond, and was immediately on-site within 20 minutes.… Continue reading