Warehouse Fire Damage Restoration Project | Steamatic Australia

Expert Warehouse Fire Restoration on the Gold Coast

Facing the aftermath of a warehouse fire can be a daunting challenge, especially when it comes to the restoration of the affected space. The consequences of fire damage, particularly in a large-scale warehouse with essential machinery, demand a meticulous approach for successful remediation. In this case, the warehouse, situated in the vibrant Gold Coast, covering approximately 1800m2 of floor space, experienced significant damage from a fire, leaving behind soot-laden machinery and an urgent need for restoration.

The Challenge:

The impact of the fire reached far and wide, affecting not only the structural integrity of the warehouse but also leaving a layer of soot on large fixed machinery items. The challenge at hand was the comprehensive fire remediation of both fixed and loose contents throughout the expansive factory. Special attention was required for the cleaning of crucial components like the spray booth and conveyor systems, which were heavily impacted by the soot. To ensure a safe and healthy work environment, a hygienist was engaged before operations could commence.

Solution Provided:

To address the multifaceted challenge posed by the warehouse fire, a thorough and expert solution was implemented. The restoration process began with the cleaning of all fixed and loose contents, aiming to decontaminate the residue of soot and smoke. Given the substantial height of the fixed contents, innovative methods such as electric scissor lifts and booms were deployed to access elevated areas, including the tops of conveyors and narrow spaces that posed a challenge for conventional cleaning methods.

An essential aspect of the expert solution involved the careful wrapping and containment of all contents post-decontamination. This measure not only protected the items from potential recontamination during structural works but also ensured a comprehensive shield against soot and smoke exposure.

The success of the solution was validated through the clearance granted by the hygienist upon completion of the works. This endorsement affirmed the restoration efforts, confirming that the warehouse was now free from the lingering effects of the fire, ready to resume operations in a safe and sanitised environment.

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