Fires can start easily and spread quickly, and while the vast majority of fires in the home are avoidable, with our home and contents insurance, your home and belongings are covered for fire damage.
Protecting your home
Accidents can happen and every year homes are damaged or destroyed as a result of domestic fires. Precautions and fire safety measures can be taken to reduce the risk of fire in your home. Your home insurance policy with Zurich will also cover you for the cost of any damage or loss of your home and contents due to a fire. You can help reduce the risk of a fire occurring in your home by taking some simple precautionary measures.
Whether you're a homeowner, tenant or landlord, fire is one of the biggest home insurance risks so it’s crucial you have the right home insurance cover in place in case of a fire at your property. If the fire is caused accidentally, you will be covered under the terms of your policy.
We have you covered
So what does fire insurance cover? With our home insurance cover, policy holders who have a fire at their property will be covered for loss or damage to their building or contents. In addition, fire brigade charges are covered up to €2,000 and if you are unfortunate and have a fire in your home, you can avail of our Emergency Helpline on 1890 208 408.
Fire safety tips
A fire can start and spread easily throughout your home and the damage caused can be extensive and catastrophic. Therefore, it’s important to put preventative measures in place to help reduce the risk of fire in your home. Read our risk prevention tips for advice and fire safety ideas on how to protect your home from fire.