Fire and Water Damage After Lightning Strikes This Senaca, IL Home
Restoration of this Seneca, IL master bathroom after a lightning strike on the floor above caused a fire.
If lightning strikes your home, it will damage your roof, and it can start a fire. In just a second, your home can be safe and sound, but with one lightning strike, it can cause severe damage. Lightning strikes a home, travels in various directions, affecting the wiring, electrical and plumbing systems.
If lightning travels through your home's wiring system, the result is fire damage in your Morris, IL home. Electrical appliances are susceptible to damage from a lightning strike. Your Morris/Ottawa home can be hit with a direct or an indirect lightning strike. An indirect strike can actually strike a nearby power line and with a conductive path, travel into your home. This is why SERVPRO of Morris/Ottawa quickly checks for any signs of fire on the roof, the attic and throughout your home.