Texas Fire Statistics to Be Aware Of
In Texas, a fire occurs almost every 7 minutes.
More than 40% of residential structure fires will have a cause that is unknown.
For every 1,000 residential structure fires, there are around 25 injuries and 6 fatalities.
Of the fatal residential, structure fires, around 25% did not have a smoke/fire detector system present.
People 65 years or older accounted for roughly 30% of these residential, structure fires.
We are thankful to have some brave individuals to help battle these traumatic events and take care of EMS/Life Support Services when they happen. In Texas, more than 70% of our firefighters are volunteers.
At SERVPRO of Southwest Dallas, we can't compete with the job that our brave firefighters do. Our role is to be the essential next step in getting your life back in-order and back to normal. Whether that is cleaning and/or tearing out affecting material or contents restoration, we are there to help anyway we can anywhere in the DFW area!