Feds Developing 'Richter' Scale For WildfiresFederal researchers have been working on a system to measure and predict the destructiveness of wildfires - similar to the way officials use the magnitude scale for earthquakes and other tools to rate and evaluate tornadoes and hurricanes.
5 Things To Know About Flood InsuranceFlood insurance isn't a standard part of homeowners insurance. It's an extra provided through the National Flood Insurance Program.
Black Forest Fire Damage Nears $300MInsurers estimate that the recent wildfire in Colorado Springs caused nearly $300 million in damage.
Many High Park Fire Victims Give Up In Fight Vs. Insurance CompaniesSome people who lost their homes to the High Park Fire say insurance companies are not doing enough to help them rebuild.
Insurers Estimate Waldo Canyon, High Park Fire Damage At $449.7M Insurers estimate that recent wildfires in Colorado caused at least $449.7 million in damage.
Insurance Companies Send Crews To Protect HomesGroups of private firefighters hired in recent years have been protecting homes with high-end insurance policies in wildfire evacuation zones.
Evacuees Should Contact Insurance Companies As Soon As PossibleMany of the people forced out of their homes by the High Park Fire are now turning to their insurance agents for help.
Claims Roll In For Last Week's Hail DamageInsurance agents say the financial toll of last week's hailstorms in Colorado and Wyoming is in the millions of dollars.
Stolen Car Victims Could Lose A Lot More Than Their CarSummer is prime time for car thieves. Last month 570 vehicles were stolen in Colorado.
Homeowners Should Make Sure They Have Separate Flood InsuranceMany homeowners buy insurance for storm damage, but they are then surprised to learn they aren't protected when trouble happens.
Insurance Surprises Emerge Following Fourmile DestructionMany people are still without homes to replace those they lost in last year's devastating Fourmile Fire. For some, the rebuilding isn't complete because insurance companies no longer pay true full replacement cost.