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Today marks National Pet Fire Safety Day. National Pet Fire Safety Day takes place every year on July 15th and is meant to provide fire education and fire safety tips to prevent your pet from starting a fire and keeping your pet safe during a fire. According to WRAL.com, just three weeks ago in Hillsborough, North Carolina a single mother and her three kids are starting over after a fire destroyed their home and killed all the family’s pets! Orange Rural Fire Department spent hours getting the fire under control that likely started in the kitchen. Our pets are many times the culprit behind residential fires. If not the culprit, almost always the victim! The American Red Cross states, “that residential fires are the most common disaster that the organization responds to, yet the most preventable.” However, the most effective way “to protect your pets from the effect of a fire is to include them in the family emergency escape plan.” Take time to visit the American Red Cross website today, on National Pet Fire Safety Day, to get tips on how to prevent your pet from starting and fire and how to keep them safe during a fire. Lastly, if you experience the unfortunate event of a fire loss, the most important thing to remember is that SERVPRO Of South Durham is by your side every step of the way to get life back to normal. “Like it never even happened!”
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