Does home insurance cover wildfires?

I know home insurance covers some natrual disasters and not others. What about wildfires?

Answer provided by
Savannah Grabek
Answered on Mar 02, 2021
Generally speaking, yes. Fire is a covered peril on most standard home insurance policies, and this includes wildfires. However, if you live in an area where wildfires are common, coverage may not be available, so be sure to check your policy or consult your insurance provider.
For more information on wildfires, check out this article: Wildfire Safety Tips: How to Stay Safe During Wildfire Season.

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