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Insurers to pay more for fire losses without documentation

Under pressure, many insurance companies have agreed to make additional payments for personal property lost in the October fires without requiring policyholders to fill out a detailed inventory. See what your insurer is doing.

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Official: Resident admits starting Petaluma house fire
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