Being Prepared for House Fires

Interesting article in the NY Times by Steven Kurutz.  Be safe this season!

"As a fireman, you know you’re going to go to more fires in the winter than any other season.”

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As traumatic as it is to have your possessions incinerated, many people who experience a house fire say the most difficult part comes afterward. What follows is often a long and stressful ordeal involving a search for temporary housing, dealings with insurance companies, bureaucratic agencies and contractors and financial strain.