Fire Claims

As you likely already know, the proper handling of your insurance claim process is paramount to your financial recovery. You’ll want to familiarize yourself with the insurance policy, understand your rights and responsibilities, and appraise and document all your losses to file your claim and...

Summer is in full swing, which means hotter temperatures, longer nights, and more social gatherings. And as you know, a big part of summer gatherings includes grilling out, be it with a gas or charcoal grill or even over an open fire. But with fire,...

By Chris Ehrmann | cehrmann@mlive.com cehrmann@mlive.com SAGINAW, MI - Saginaw’s First Ward Community Center received 150 donated boxes of food to help families in need during the holiday season. The boxes contained items such as a frozen turkey, macaroni and cheese, cranberry sauce, margarine, cake mix and...

Dear Nik, Matt, Ross, Kelly, Traci (and everyone else at Michigan Fire Claims), It’s hard to believe that it has been 2 years since we were first introduced as a result of our house fire on July 3rd, 2012. Since our claim has now been officially...

Cooking is the leading cause of residential fires. Cooking and related activities are the direct cause of over 90% of kitchen fires and of more than one third of all residential fires. Each year, close to 150,000 fires are attributed to unattended cooking. About 60% of...

If you ever have to deal with a house fire, time is of the essence. Learn about house fires to help you make the best decisions if ever in that circumstance. Fires spread quickly In less than a minute, a small kitchen fire can spread to threaten...

With the winter and the Holiday Season already here, most of us look forward to spending those moments with family and friends, in warm homes with lit up trees and home cooked food. Sadly, for some, this holiday season will not be fondly remembered...

Electrical fire risk is real. Every year, an estimated 28,000 homes have a fire of electrical origin. That represents about 14% of all fires, and property damages costing close to 1 billion. See more statistics about electrical fire, and what to do after an electrical...

According to the US Fire Administration, each year, there are about 26,000 home fires resulting in close to $1 billion in property losses, and more than 1000 injuries and deaths. The leading cause of electrical fires is wiring and its components, including old wiring, faulty...

Even a small fire can create big odor issues that are very difficult and expensive to get rid of.   Slowly burning furniture or carpets release a thick, black smoke, containing hundreds of toxic compounds that will cover all exposed surfaces in your house, and enter through...