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Wildfire Losses Likely to Impact Colorado Insurance Market

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Dave Steinke
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US Dept of Agriculture/US Forest Service

Authorities say the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs is now the most destructive in state history. It’s burned at least 346 homes so far.  One impact of the huge losses from this year’s Colorado fire season could be felt in the state’s property insurance market. Carole Walker heads the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. She spoke with Colorado Public Radio’s Anna Panoka.

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