Our charming and picturesque village of Orland Park is well-known throughout the Illinois as a venue for relaxing recreational activities such as hiking and biking, and is known for its wildlife sanctuaries, parks and historic houses.
But unlike any other places, one element can disturb this quaint village – that is fire. Knowing how such incident can disrupt the peaceful atmosphere, we try our best to avoid them all of the time.
According to this article on the Chicago Tribune, a fire incident occurred recently:
No one was injured in an Orland Park house fire early Thursday morning, authorities said.
When Orland Fire Protection District firefighters were called to the home, in the 8100 block of Braeburn Lane, shortly after midnight, they faced heavy smoke and high heat conditions throughout the structure, the fire district said in a statement.
Firefighters contained the blaze to the attic, but there was extensive smoke and water damage to the house, the district said.
It was truly fortunate that no one was hurt during this incident. Disasters do happen but we can avoid them through preparation. Investing in a peaceful life is what every resident of Orland Park tries to achieve. To maintain the serene way of village life you’ve become accustomed to, make sure your home is ready against fire.
Home fires can start because of various reasons such as faulty wiring or kitchen fire that can spread quickly with combustible materials. If not contained immediately, it can cause more damage and more expenses.
As mentioned, the fire in Orland Park happened in the roof. As such, it may be one of the more vulnerable components of the home. This is where roofing contractors in Orland Park IL like A+ Roofing can come along to help.
The best way to minimize serious damage to your home is through investing in fire-resistant materials for your roof like asphalt and slate as they are designed to be durable enough to withstand such. Maintain the peaceful atmosphere through your roofing in Orland Park IL. Contact A+ Roofing for more information on making your home fire-resistant.
(Article Excerpt from Extensive damage to house in Orland Park fire, http://www.chicagotribune.com/, June 13, 2014)