Nevada earthquake insurance is rare despite state’s risk level

Nevada Earthquake Insurance - Earthquake Damage to Home

Seismic activity levels in the state would justify purchasing coverage, but most homeowners don’t. Nevada earthquake insurance has been placed in the spotlight following the tremors in California last week. Those quakes were felt in Las Vegas on Thursday and Friday. They are a reminder that the state is also affected by the seismic activity in the region. Still, despite the activity in the area and the risk of damage, coverage isn’t a common purchase. Following the quakes last week, it became clear to many home and business owners that…

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Nevada fire scorches 400 aces and displaces 9,000 people

An aggressive wildfire continues to rage in Nevada this week, prompting Governor Brian Sandoval to declare a state of emergency. The fire, which broke out in the northern reaches of the state, has burned more than 400 acres since it began last week. State officials estimate that some 20 structures, including homes and businesses, have fallen prey to the fire and at least 9,000 people have been displaced. Only one death has been reported to date. The emergency declaration allows state agencies and insurance companies to make use of federal…

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