Going through a fire can be a terrible and often devastating experience. If the fire was severe or if someone was injured, then you are probably feeling overwhelmed at this point. The feelings of shock, loss, grief and confusion that often accompany this crisis are completely normal, but can make the difficult process of recovery physically and mentally draining. It is important for you to realize and remember as you struggle to return to a normal life that you are not alone.
It is unfortunately true that structure fires are not rare. Every year thousands of Americans go through the same experience as you are at this moment. Most of them have found, as we are sure you will find, that recovery is possible. There is professional help available from both community agencies and private companies to assist you in restoring your home and belongings and help you start the process of returning your lives to normal.