How To Safely Burn Leaves

How To Safely Burn Leaves

With the news that St. Joseph County residents will be allowed to burn leaves from Nov. 11th-19th, First Response would like to share some safety tips to help allow you to burn your leaves safely.  Every year we get called out to a fire that was started due to burning...
Space Heater Safety, How To Avoid A Fire

Space Heater Safety, How To Avoid A Fire

Fire damage in Michiana can happen at any time. It only takes one mistake and one split second to cause fire damage in your home or business. Space heaters and home heating equipment are the number four most common reason for a house fires at over 65,000 fires per...
Meet Manny Gonzalez, Carpenter at First Response!

Meet Manny Gonzalez, Carpenter at First Response!

Manny Gonzalez has one of the more outgoing personalities you will ever meet.  He genuinely enjoys meeting new people and learning their story.  Manny takes great pride in being able to help people and that is why doing restoration work is the perfect fit.  Whether he...
Meet Carla Wiegand, Administrative Assistant at First Response

Meet Carla Wiegand, Administrative Assistant at First Response

Carla joined the First Response Team in 2017 as an Administrative Assistant in the Accounting Department.  Some of Carla’s responsibilities include answering and directing incoming calls and being available to help the various departments with any administrative...
Meet Perry Workman, Water Restoration Technician

Meet Perry Workman, Water Restoration Technician

Perry works within our Emergency Services division.  If you have water damage or are in need of mold remediation, you are in good hands when Perry arrives.  Perry has years of experience and is able to rely on his nationally certified training and problem solving to...
Meet Gary Sherwood, Carpenter at First Response

Meet Gary Sherwood, Carpenter at First Response

Gary is a lead carpenter at First Response.  Gary does a fantastic job of leading crews on the jobsite and making sure work stays on track and gets done right.  Gary has a vast amount of experience and expertise he is able to rely upon to help combat any situation. In...