EFR advises homeowners to buy fire insurance

March 1, 2011

By Staff

In 2010, Eastside Fire & Rescue responded to 110 structure fires that resulted in an estimated $1.7 million in property loss.

To avoid future property loss, EFR advises that homeowners and renters not only buy fire insurance but also take inventory of personal items so insurance providers will have records of the lost items of value. Without a list, it is difficult to receive full replacement value.

Once photos are taken, keep two copies — one that is not stored in the home — for safekeeping.

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