Myrtle Lewis is 103-years-old …living in the warmth of her North Texas home and bracing for a fight to keep it.
Earthquakes have hit the northwest part of the metroplex for the eighteenth time since November 20 — 11 of those quakes have been near Azle. The continued shaking has some thinking about getting earthquake insurance.
Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.
Insurance experts are estimating that damage caused by the fertilizer plant explosion in West could have losses topping $100 million.
It’s estimated that tens of thousands of Dallas homes and some 60,000 vehicles in the area were damaged during the June 13 hailstorm. Now some of the hardest hit residents are getting help with the paperwork needed to start home repairs.
It’s the time of year when North Texas starts to see tornadoes, wildfires and other weather related catastrophes. Now is also the time to consider the chance your property insurance won’t cover the cost of losing everything in your home.
Homeowners in a Weatherford subdivision say they worry most about flooding and erosion: When heavy rains arrive, water from nearby Holland Lake Creek pours in, turning backyards into channels of rushing water.