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Record Wildfire Season Sparks Homeowners Insurance Reform

A direct result from the destructive wildfires that ravaged Colorado over the last three years, homeowners will very soon be seeing new insurance changes to their home insurance policies. House Bill 1225 will take effect next year, making home insurance policies more user-friendly and easier to understand. The new legislation will ensure appropriate replacement coverage […]


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Mapping Data Revolutionizing the Study of Wildfire Behavior

A recent Denver Post article says Scientists at Boulder’s National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have engineered a computer modeling technique that can provide accurate predictions of the growth and behavior of long-lived wildfires. The utilization of cutting edge technology is radically altering the comprehension of wildfire behavior. The intel gained from the new technologies […]


Homes Nationwide at Big Risk of Wildfire

According to a recent analysis performed by Verisk Analytics, more than 4.5 million homes nationwide are at extreme risk for wildfires in the U.S. The analysis comes near the close of the 2013 fire season; the most destructive wildfire season in Colorado history marked by one of the largest burns on record in California, which […]


Increase of Homes Nationwide At-Risk for Wildfire

According to a recent Claims Journal online article, the number of homes at risk for wildfires is on the rise in the U.S. The study comes near the close of a 2013 fire season that saw the most destructive fire in Colorado history, marked one of the largest burns on record in California, caused the […]


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Colorado Fires Prompt Officials to Consider Homeowner Fees for High-Risk Areas

Coloradans living in high-risk wildfire areas should have to pay for additional homeowners’ coverage according to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Task Force on Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health. Claims Journal Excerpt: October 2, 2013: The recommendations seek to shift more responsibility to homeowners living in wildfire-prone areas after two consecutive summers of devastating fires that destroyed […]