An enormous wildfire has engulfed the area near Colorado Springs, destroying numerous homes and forcing 32,000 people to evacuate.
The recent record heat and dry weather created the "perfect storm" for the fire. Now, the windy weather is making the fire difficult to contain, as embers can escape the main fire and ignite dry plant matter nearby. Strong winds blew this fire out of its original containment zone, sparking the current evacuation.
reports that officials say the fire doubled in size overnight, ravaging 15,324 acres.
Fortunately, losing your home to a fire is covered by many homeowners' insurance policies. However, in times of crisis, many insurance companies act in bad faith
and wrongfully deny or underpay on claims. If your insurance company is not adhering to your policy, contact the insurance bad faith attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., at (303) 423-1770.