Comment: Earthquakes are like floods, if you live in a flood zone,

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Earthquakes are like floods, if you live in a flood zone,

or an earthquake zone, sooner or later, guess what? The great San Francisco earthquake has an interesting piece of history that's not well known. A quote from the attached article "its as if the entire city committed insurance fraud".
The standard fire insurance policy excludes earthquake coverage, the verbiage gos, "unless fire ensues". After the quake the city was burned for the insurance money needed to rebuild it, many of the fires were started by the fire department.
http://www.ktvu.com/news/weather/great-quake-led-to-great-co...

http://www.rkmc.com/resources/articles/lessons-of-the-san-fr...