Fires in the Cape – Are You Covered?

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The Cape fires have been in the news on more than one occasion in the past few months. The latest shows the uproar over the negligence of some property owners to ensure that adequate fire prevention is in place. Negligence acts such as not removing invasive plants like pines, wattle and gums have all contributed to the increase in fires and damage caused by fires in recent years.

The potential risk involved for firefighters and pilots alone should be enough to convey the seriousness of the matter however this doesn’t seem to be the case. Businesses face serious financial loss due to damage of property, machinery and even stock. Damages to infrastructure such as transport routes will also have a negative impact on businesses and their employees. A comprehensive commercial insurance package is of vital importance in this case. With over 48 years of being in operation as CC&A Insurance Brokers we are able to take our clients through our offerings and advise them on what the appropriate cover for their needs will be.

It is not only business owners who need to be aware of the risks they face due to the Cape Fires like the fire in Somerset West, but homeowners should ensure that they are adequately covered as well. Household Contents Insurance should also be considered in this case as it is not only your property that can be damaged but the contents of your property as well.

Should you wish to contact your Insurance Broker for any questions pertaining to your domestic or commercial insurance please feel free to contact CC&A Insurance Brokers. It is important to be aware of exactly what you are covered for and under what conditions.

“The article should not be considered legal or financial advice and is for information purposes only. You should consult with a professional financial advisor to determine what may be best for your individual needs.”