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Property Loss Update: The importance of good fire investigation

December 19, 2017 Glenn Gibson and Andrew Eckart

I’ve been writing on topics that impact front-line loss adjusters for over 25 years. I have now expanded things a bit by adding lawyer Andrew Eckart to form a writing team with me. I had the good fortune to have

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Wildfires, smoke shroud southern end of Appalachian Trail

November 11, 2016 Jeff Martin - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

ATLANTA – All but a few of the nation’s largest active wildfires Thursday were burning in the South, where a relentless drought has turned pine trees into torches and forced evacuations in dozens of communities in the Appalachian foothills. High

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String of wildfires in British Columbia believed to be arson, BC Wildfire Service says

May 10, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Investigators with the BC Wildfire Service and provincial natural resource officers have found evidence to suggest at least 10 separate wildfires in three distinct areas have been deliberately set. Extra conservation officers have been brought in to help with the

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Two Alberta men charged in connection with arson of their own business

April 13, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Calgary Police Service (CPS) Arson Unit announced on Tuesday that a father and son have been charged in connection with the arson of their own business. At approximately 2:25 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2015, an alarm was triggered