If you need help with food, shelter and clothing after a fire, there are several local agencies that provide assistance. Their contact information is posted below:
805 Market St.
Parkersburg, WV 26101
534 5th St.
When fire strikes, lives are suddenly turned around. Often, the hardest part is knowing where to begin and who to contact.
The U.S. Fire Administration has gathered the following information to assist you in this time of need. Action on some of the suggestions will need to be taken immediately. Some actions may be needed in the future while others will be on going. The purpose of this information is to give you the assistance needed to assist you as you begin rebuilding your life.
Ask your agent:
There are companies that are experts in cleaning and/or restoring your personal items. Whether you or your insurer buys this type of service, be clear on who will pay for it. Be sure to ask for an estimate of cost for the work and agree to it in writing. Ask your insurance company for names of companies you can trust to do a good job at a fair price. These companies provide services that include some or all of the following:
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