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Burglaries skyrocket on bonfire night

Fires and thefts cause home insurance claims to soar on 5th November

Bonfire night (5th November) is the busiest time of the year for home insurance claims, with burglaries and accidental fires more common than any other time of the year. Insurer Aviva analysed its claims data over ten years and found that, perhaps unsurprisingly, bonfire night leads to a 60% increase in fire claims. A typical house fire can cause £12,800 of damage. Increase in...

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