Heartbreak for some in Colorado without flood policies

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Heartbreak for some in Colorado without flood policies

Abe Morrison hauls debris from Joan Fishburn’s home in Boulder on Wednesday. While Fishburn did not have flood insurance, she hopes her sewer-backup insurance covers cleaning costs. Without flood insurance, thousands may have to foot the clean-up bill. According to FEMA, in Boulder and Larimer counties, fewer than 6,000 home and business owners had flood insurance.
Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman sits in her bedroom of her flood damaged home in Boulder on Wednesday. Klauzer-Zimmerman woke up Sept. 12 to knee-deep water inside her townhouse and has since been dealing with a maze of phone calls with insurance agents. Each agent told her that her policy does not cover flood damage.

Heartbreak for some in Colorado without flood policies

Abe Morrison hauls debris from Joan Fishburn’s home in Boulder on Wednesday. While Fishburn did not have flood insurance, she hopes her sewer-backup insurance covers cleaning costs. Without flood insurance, thousands may have to foot the clean-up bill. According to FEMA, in Boulder and Larimer counties, fewer than 6,000 home and business owners had flood insurance.
Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman sits in her bedroom of her flood damaged home in Boulder on Wednesday. Klauzer-Zimmerman woke up Sept. 12 to knee-deep water inside her townhouse and has since been dealing with a maze of phone calls with insurance agents. Each agent told her that her policy does not cover flood damage.
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