Arson and electrical faults push farm fire claims to £49.1m

Farmers Weekly

Electrical faults and arson have contributed significantly to a five-year high of claims for farm fires, which cost the industry £49.1m last year. Fires caused by electrical faults totalled £25m and arson £9m, NFU Mutual’s 2019 statistics show. The cost of arson damage rose by 40%. The rural insurer urged farmers to check fire precautions […]

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