Learn and Burn class held for statewide insurance adjusters at Fire Academy of the South

Jacksonville, Fla. – March 28, 2014 – Paul Davis Restoration of North Florida, a leading provider of fire, water and mold damage restoration services for residential and commercial properties, recently held its 2nd annual Florida statewide continuing education class for insurance professionals. On March 26, “Smoke & Odor Damage Mitigation for Property Losses” CE class #61315 included three credit hours for adjusters. The class was taught by Paul Davis’ Director of Marketing, Sandy Lopez, and Director of Emergency Services, Obi Dorsey. Additional instruction was provided by course partners Jack Ward Fire Consultants, Inc. and ALE Solutions.

The event was held at Fire Academy of the South at Florida State College on Alden Road in Jacksonville and hosted by the Sheldon Reed, the Academy’s Executive Director. More than 100 insurance professionals participated in the all day class which was offered free of charge with meals and beverages provided to many in attendance.

Specifically, the CE course included classroom study and the viewing of three custom-built burn cells provided by Paul Davis during an outdoor demonstration. Firefighters from Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and key officials explained the different causes and patterns of damage from fire and smoke. The live burn also served as case studies to demonstrate the technology, technical expertise and tools utilized by restoration professionals to restore residential and commercial property to pre-loss condition after disasters.

“We are proud to provide quality instruction for professionals in the insurance industry. This is a thank you for their hard work and expertise during many types of disasters in Florida and beyond,” said Marguerite Mumford, owner of the local Paul Davis office.

Paul Davis serves customers in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy, Nassau, and Union counties. The company’s Gainesville office is located at 3499 NW 97th Blvd., Ste. #10. For more information, contact Marguerite Mumford at 904.739.6047 or email marguerite@pdrjax.com. Visit the local office website at www.pdrestorationnf.com.


About Paul Davis:
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. is a national franchisor and leading provider of restoration services for residential and commercial properties since 1966. Paul Davis Restoration also provides complete remodeling services and has franchise locations throughout North America with owners and technicians who are certified by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Visit the website at www.pauldavis.com.

Marguerite Mumford