Fire is one of the most dangerous and damaging forces on earth. Fire is oxidation of material through a chemical process called combustion. Fire tends to be hot and produces light. The light that people see during a fire is called the flame. Fire is one force in nature that is an important process that can change an ecosystem. Come areas of the world need fire to sweep through the area every few decades to clean up all the waste from plants. Some areas need fire to release seeds in order for new trees to grow. Fire has been used for thousands of years to cook food and keep people warm. Campers love to start a camp fire and sit around it and tell stories and roast marshmallows. Fire, due to the immense heat, can cause damage and even burn people who do not respect the flame.
Every year people are affected by fire. Most communities have fire fighters who serve the community and fight against fires that start. When a fire starts in a building or home there is great damage that occurs. The fire consumes everything in its path. When the fire finally is put out the damage is extensive. Most home owners and business owners have insurance against such losses. A insurance policy that covers against fire will replace and repair everything that was damaged by the fire. When a fire department shows up and puts out the fire there is fire water damage restoration that has to be done. Water is destructive in its own right but it is one of the best things to put out a fire. Water and fire damage restoration is assessed by the insurance company as one in the same. That means they will not fix the water and fire damage separately. The company views it as one claim and treats it as such. Once the damage has been determined, professional contractors are used to fix all the damage. Fire and water damage restoration can be expensive for people who do not have insurance. A fire can cause thousands of dollars in damage within a few minutes.