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Insurance companies are dropping home coverage in Oregon due to wildfire risk

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State officials say insurance companies were choosing to not renew home policies before SB 762 was signed. California has created a state law that places a one-year moratorium on insurance companies. Chris Adlam is a regional fire specialist at Oregon State University's extension service fire program. He hopes Oregon can be a powerful ally in promoting these practices.
Published 2 months ago · Portland, United States

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Insurance companies are dropping home coverage in Oregon due to wildfire risk

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – After recent years of massive wildfires across the Western United States, several insurance companies are choosing not to renew certain home insurance policies due to a property's risk of wildfire.  Chris Adlam is a regional fire specialist at Oregon State University’s extension service fire program in Southwest Oregon. He’s heard about insurance providers canceling Oregonians’ home policies due to fire risk and on Monday…

2 months ago·Portland, United States
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