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Outdoor Electrical Fire in Encanto?

6/7/2021 (Permalink)

Strings of party lights are shown lit in the early evening. We mitigate fire damage 24-hours a day in San Diego.

SERVPRO® of San Diego City SW responds to fire damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Encanto and offer these electrical outdoor safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association:

  • Have a qualified electrician do all electrical work
  • Use extension cords that are listed by a qualified test laboratory and are marked for outdoor use
  • To prevent electrical shock, make sure all your outside electrical receptacles are ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protected
  • Have a professional tree cutting service trim branches that might fall on electrical wiring
  • Use a wooden or fiberglass ladder outside
  • Keep the ladder at least 10 feet away from power lines
  • Never touch anyone or anything in contact with a downed wire
  • Power lines may be live, stay a safe distance away
  • Report downed wires to authorities right away
  • Use lighting and power tools that are listed by a qualified test laboratory made for outdoor use
  • Store electrical tools indoors
  • Keep electric tools away from children
  • Keep the area around your electric meter and other electrical equipment clear
  • Check lighting and extension cords for damage before using. Replace any damaged cords right away.
  • Use extension cords listed by a qualified test laboratory marked for outdoor use
  • Extension cords are not meant for long-term use

Call Us Today!

SERVPRO® of San Diego City SW is on call 24-hours a day to respond to fire damage emergencies in Encanto. Call us today at 619-269-5004. We’ll restore your fire damage, “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of San Diego City SW is Independently Owned and Operated.

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