Complete DKI Restores Bakery From Fire Damage

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 was 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

Fire/Smoke Remediation For Large National Drugstore

About 10:30 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014, a small fire started in an aisle display at one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors. Arson is suspected. The sprinkler system was activated and put the fire out before there was too much damage. Soon, the fire department arrived and turned off the water. First Response was called to clean up the… Continue reading

Fire Restoration With Foam Generators

In December, 2013, DKI was called to do fire restoration services to a private residence's wood stove (supplemental heat system). In general, there must be enough clearance between the flue pipe and combustible materials, such as wood framing. This residence, however, had a heavier gauge metal flue pipe, limiting the amount of space, causing the wood framing to catch fire. The team immediately… Continue reading

Fire Damage Restoration At Capitol Plaza Apartments

On December 16, 2013, a fire started on the 10th floor of an 11-story senior living apartment building. The fire damage was contained to one single unit, but a total of 34 occupied units were affected by either smoke or water. The 10th and 11th floors suffered heavy smoke damages, and the 9th floor was impacted by water. JC Restoration… Continue reading

Fire Damage Restoration For Fanatics Sports Memorabilia

On October 10, 2013, JC Restoration was contacted to perform fire damage cleanup to the Fanatics, Inc. warehouse and office in Northbrook, IL, where an unknown source had started a fire inside the 150,000 square foot building. The building needed significant help from a fire damage restoration service. The ceilings, walls, shelving units and floors in the warehouse suffered heavy smoke damage, water… Continue reading

Main Oil Plant Back To Full Production

On November 7, 2015, 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 of the line perfumes, the factory had only 45 days to get back to production. If production couldn’t resume, business interruption would between $150k and… Continue reading

Fire/Smoke Remediation For Popular Retail Pet Store

In the middle of the night, an electrical fire started in a display counter at the 20,000 square foot pet store in North Jackson, TN. While the cause was unknown, the fire was limited to a small section of the store and was extinguished quickly. However, there was extensive smoke and water damage throughout the single story, strip mall store.… Continue reading

First Restoration Restores Local Apartments

First Restoration Services Project - Restores Local Apartments

On October 29, 2014, First Restoration was contacted by their local fire department to inspect an apartment building that had caught fire overnight. The fire, believed to have been lit by a cigarette in the leaves of a front porch, caused the majority of the center of the complex to be engulfed in flames. Immediately, First Restoration was onsite to… Continue reading

Bay Area DKI Restores a Piece of Tampa’s History

On December 13, 2013, Bay Area DKI was contacted about a reported fire at a 2,800 square foot historical home in Tampa, FL. The home was built in 1925 and had experienced an electrical fire. The residents had to evacuate immediately. Because the home was located in Tampa's historical district, the city requires all reconstruction plans on historical homes be… Continue reading

Former Chicago Firehouse Catches Fire

J.C. Restoration, Inc., based in the greater Chicagoland area, quickly responded to a fire at the former historic firehouse-turned-steakhouse in Chicago's South Loop. The building, originally built in 1905, housed some of the city's heroes, the local firefighters. In 2000, it reopened as a fine dining establishment, serving some of the most prominent players in Chicago's history. The morning of… Continue reading