Things to remember Check-List

Contact one of our rē:network partners to begin the process of restoration of your home.

Contact your local disaster relief service, such as the Red Cross or Salvation Army. They can help you find shelter,food, replacement medicines and other important things.

If you have insurance, contact your insurance company. Ask what you should do to keep your home safe until it is repaired. If you leave your home, call the local police department to let them know the site will be vacant.

Check with the fire department to make sure your home is safe to enter. The fire department will tell you if your utilities (water, electricity and gas) are safe to use.

Locate your home inventory list and  try to find valuable documents and records. if your home is safe enough to enter. You can also share this with your restoration team and they can begin to help you locate these items when the home is safe enough to enter.

Begin saving receipts for any money you spend related to fire loss (such as food and hotel stays).The receipts may be needed by the insurance company to prove any losses claimed during this time and for income tax purposes.