Tag: flash flood

Flooding After the Forest Fire

Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, Colorado have experienced severe fires both last year and this year. In June of 2012, the Waldo Canyon fire ravaged almost 19,000 acres, killed two people, and destroyed 347 homes. The Black Forest fire that happened in June of this year torched over 14,200 acres, killed two people and destroyed 509 homes.

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10 things you didn’t know about flooding & flood insurance

?Last Monday’s blog post was, “An introduction to flood insurance.” If you missed it, here’s the link for it It provides a good foundation of flood insurance. I thought I’d share some interesting tidbits of information I learned in writing that post as I always learn something in every blog I write!

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An introduction to flood insurance

There are a number of perils, types of things that can happen to your home, that aren’t covered by your home policy. The same is true for renters, condo and town home policies. One of those perils is flood. Hurricane Sandy, and even Irene from 2011 are great reminders that flooding happens. Damage to your home and even your personal property or contents is not covered if it’s lost or damaged by a flood.

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