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Wildfires and floods destroy cars, so protecting documents is vital


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In California, strong Santa Ana winds are raking wildfire across a desiccated California landscape, destroying countless acres of property and putting lives in danger. In the fire’s wake there are twisted, blackened hulks, which until recently were beloved vintage cars and trucks. Property can be replaced, but when calamity strikes and a classic car enthusiast's once-gleaming pride and joy is reduced to smoldering wreckage, it's good to have ownership documentation handy when filing an insurance claim. Without proof of ownership, it can be more difficult to lay hands on much-needed, post-disaster insurance money.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/12/13/protecting-documents-is-vital