Colorado Wildfire Doubles in Size; Thousands Are Evacuated

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, earlier this week, wildfires-exacerbated by unseasonably warm temperatures and windy conditions- broke out in the forested terrain of southern Colorado. In fact, Colorado Springs hit 98° on June 10, setting a record for this early in the year. According to the El Paso County Sheriff’s office, as of June 14, 2013, at least four wildfires are currently active across the state. “The largest of the blazes, the Black Forest fire, doubled in size from Wednesday to Thursday, growing to 15,700 acres (25 square…

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Swinton Commercial helps its commercial customers to protect themselves against Halloween mischief

As the end of October approaches, so does Halloween, Mischief Night, and Guy Fawkes, meaning that businesses in the United Kingdom are taking extra efforts to protect themselves against any possible damage to their properties that can occur during this time.  In this light, Swinton Commercial is recommending that businesses check their insurance policies and make certain that they are adequately covered against this type of problem.  Previous years have seen damage to the doors, windows, and paintjobs on stores on Mischief Night, an annual tradition most common in the…

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