Any flood where water flows over or through normally dry land is categorized as an overland flood. Causes include: Existing drainage infrastructure that is overwhelmed by severe weather High levels of precipitation over several days
On a cold morning in the Bronx, New York, in January 2022, a space heater in a duplex unit of a high-rise apartment ignited, sparking massive flames and sending thick black smoke through the nineteen floors of the apartment complex. The disaster resulted in 44 injuries and 17 deaths, including 8 children.
Water damage to a commercial building or high-rise could mean significant expenses, downtime and a protracted recovery process. Knowing the ins and outs of water damage can help property managers identify problems before they become disasters.
Hurricane Ian: The Path to Recovery How FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration Mobilized Efforts First Onsite is rebuilding the Florida communities after the devastation Hurricane Ian caused in October of 2022. Hear firsthand from our Command Center in Orlando, FL how our teams have mobilized and what they’re doing to help those affected. – [Danny] I’ve…