Emergency Response and Recovery Resources
Has your museum been affected by the fires? Below are resources for emergency response and recovery.
Disaster Response Online Resources:
“After the Fire: Advice for Salvaging Damaged Family Treasures” – Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
Museum Conservation Institute - Disaster Resources
American Institute for Conservation’s Emergency Response and Salvage Mobile App
American Alliance of Museums Disaster Response and Resources:
California Preservation Program – Disaster Assistance
888/905-7737 (emergency response hotline)
Phone consultation is provided at no charge. If phone consultation is not sufficient, on-site assistance can be arranged at minimal or no charge.
American Institute for Conservation's National Heritage Responders
Advice, referrals, or to arrange for a volunteer team to complete a damage assessment and help organize salvage operations.
Balboa Art Conservation Center
Services (water/smoke cleanup/mitigation):
Hayward office: 510.785-3473; 24/7 Emergency Number: 888.543-3473
Los Angeles office: 714.632.7685 / 24/7 Emergency Number: 800.421.4112
San Diego office: 858.847.9886 / 24/7 Emergency Number: 866.421.4144
Polygon (San Francisco District office #505)
Walk in freezer rental (water damage mitigation):
Polar Leasing Company, Inc (Livermore)
California Distribution Center: (877) 458-7374
Commercial Freezer Storage:
American Portable Storage (Oakland)
See BELFOR above
Document Reprocesses (Burlingame)
C&W Environmental (Alameda)
Do you know of other resources that should be listed here? Contact Lacey Lieberthal at firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-471-9970 x101.