Domestic fire damage costs in Spain revealed by insurance companies

HOUSE FIRES: A new report revealed the most and least expensive areas for fire damage. File image. Photo credit: Shutterstock

AN INSURANCE group has released figures revealing the average damage costs of domestic fires throughout Spain.

The Insurance Business Association (UNESPA) revealed Salamanca’s fires cost the least, at €499 for an average household blaze; 71 per cent lower than the national average.

The report showed insurance payouts for fires in Las Rozas, Madrid reached €11,684, as well as €7,074 in Alcala de Guadaira, Sevilla.  Damage from house fires in Barcelona was slightly less expensive to fix, at €4,930 in Manresa.


The cheapest areas were Valladolid at an average of €692 and San Sebastian de los Reyes, Madrid, at €714.  In total, insurers spend around €525 million each year repairing fire damage.


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