Just the facts...

? There were an estimated 1.5 million fires in 2008.
? Direct property loss due to fires was estimated at $15.5 billion. This figure includes the 2008 California Wildfires with an estimated loss of $1.4 billion.
? Intentionally set structure fires resulted in an estimated $866 million in property damage.
Source: National Fire Protection Association Fire Loss in the U.S. 2008 and USFA's Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2008.

Home inventory is recommended by:

? Insurance Companies

? Insurance Information Institute (http://www.iii.org/brochures/home-inventory.html)

? Financial Planners
? Attorneys

? FEMA (http://www.fema.gov/index.shtm)