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fire insurance

n
(Insurance) insurance covering damage or loss caused by fire or lightning
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Noun1.fire insurance - insurance against loss due to firefire insurance - insurance against loss due to fire  
insurance - promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
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fire insurance

nassicurazione f contro gli incendi
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Under Section 169 of the Insurance Code, the term 'fire insurance' shall include insurance against loss by fire, lightning, windstorm, tornado or earthquake and other allied risks, when such risks are covered by extension to fire insurance policies or under separate policies.
When this Endorsement is attached to a Fire Insurance Policy, it will be deemed to form part of the same Policy as if it had been written or printed thereon, eversince the date of the inception of the Policy.
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Mayer, attorney general, wrote, "The receiver of an insolvent fire insurance company is justified in using the unearned premium fund for purposes of reinsurance or of restoring to the policyholders upon cancellation of their outstanding policies." Mayer also considered policyholders to be "preferred creditors to the extent of the unearned premium," and "that a corporation, in contemplation of insolvency, may use its unearned premium fund in the acquiring of reinsurance as to all outstanding fire policies."
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When an Earth-quake Clause would have been endorsed on a Fire Insurance Policy, and an Earth-quake would have taken place which would have caused Loss or Damage to the subject-matter of Insurance, the same Loss or Damage can be Claimed for an Insurance Indemnification under the Provisions of the Earth-quake Clause of the Fire-Insurance Policy.