In this edition of On the Job we take you (literally) inside a church bell.
Disaster One responded to the largest fire in Raleigh since the 1920s, providing restoration for fire, smoke, and water damage for a large apartment building.
Disaster One mobilized storm teams before Hurricane Matthew arrived and began responding to hundreds of calls for help while the storm was still in progress.
Every room in the hotel was either occupied or reserved when a 4th floor sprinkler head suddenly burst one Sunday afternoon in Smyrna, GA, an Atlanta suburb.
A 6th floor mechanical fire at the Carolina Beach Courtyard Marriott triggered the sprinkler system throughout the hotel, sending water all the way down to the first floor lobby
Disaster One’s Large Loss Catastrophic Events Team is on the ground in Lewisburg, West Virginia, assisting in the recovery from what is the third-deadliest flooding on record in the state. Torrential rainfall on June 23 dumped up to 12 inches in less than 12 hours there, in what the National Weather Service called a 1,000… Read more »
Disaster One has dispatched its Large Loss Catastrophic Events Team to Columbia, SC to support the area’s flood restoration efforts. Although Hurricane Joaquin didn’t come ashore it dumped record rainfall on South Carolina, leaving behind historic flooding and damage expected to be in the billions of dollars. Columbia was the epicenter of flood damage and… Read more »
When Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris patrolled the fields and woods of Afghanistan he willingly accepted the possibility of being wounded or killed while serving his country. But he refused to dwell on it – or even think about it – other than to make sure he was careful in everything he did. Harris was severely… Read more »
An arsonist seemed to have big plans for Providence Baptist Church in Charlotte. Some time between 10 p.m. on a Tuesday night in July and 7 a.m. the next morning two fires were intentionally set in the church building– one behind the 1,000 seat sanctuary, one in a downstairs room. Fortunately both fires self-extinguished, but… Read more »
Work is beginning on the artifacts from historic US Airways Flight 1549 at our Charlotte facility. Disaster One will clean and conserve seat cushions, life preservers, slides, and other related items from the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane. Pictured above are: life preservers and life rings from the rescue boats (preservers were worn by the… Read more »