Tag: clean-up

Cleaning fire retardant chemical off of structures

There have been questions about cleaning the fire retardant off of structures. Below are some tips (if you watched the 1 p.m. meeting you will see that the Sheriff’s thoughts on power washing won’t be a great idea!)‪ • The

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Advice for salvaging damaged family treasures

Cherished family heirlooms that survive a fire are often covered with soot and ash, requiring prompt and gentle attention to avoid further damage. The Heritage Emergency National Task Force, co-sponsored by FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution, offers basic guidelines from

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