One morning in July 2003, fire engulfed the 131,000-square-foot manufacturing facility of Accuride, a maker of steel and aluminum wheels. Luckily, the plant in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, was only two miles away from the offices of disaster restoration contractor, Belfor USA.

Fast response times did much to mitigate the damage done to the plant. Fire trucks were on the scene within minutes, and the fire was quickly doused. A representative of the restorer also was able to get to the fire quickly.

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