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After a Fire

Valuing Your Property

You will encounter different viewpoints on the value of your property in adjusting your fire loss or in claiming a casualty loss on your federal income tax. Knowing the following terms will help you understand the process used to determine… Read More »Valuing Your Property

Not Insured

Your recovery from a fire loss may be based upon your own resources and help from your community. Private organizations that may be sources of aid or information: American Red Cross Salvation Army religious organizations department of social services civic… Read More »Not Insured


Give notice of the loss to the insurance company or the insurer’s agent/company. Ask the insurance company what to do about the immediate needs of the dwelling, such as covering doors, windows, and other exposed areas, and pumping out water.… Read More »Insured