According to the National Fire Protection Association, fire departments in the U.S. responded to an estimated 1,342,000 fires in 2016, which resulted in an estimated $10.6 billion in property loss.
The reason fires start vary from electrical wiring not being up to code to neglecting a hot stove while cooking. Whatever the reason, it is undeniable that the damage done is devastating. ERS's team of emergency responders provide board up services in the event of a fire, and help start the process to protecting your valuables to prep them for restoration.
Haynes, Hilton .JG. (2017). Fire Loss in the United States During 2016. Retrieved from https://www.nfpa.org/-/media/Files/News-and-Research/Fire-statistics/Overall-Fire-Statistics/osFireLoss.pdf