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Fire 12 may lose insurance

Fire District 12 is set to lose its insurance Friday and can’t provide EMS services until new coverage is found, Commissioner Nick Jones told community members Monday at a meeting in the Matlock Grange.

Jones said Fire 12’s insurer, VFIS, canceled the policy due to “serious failure” to comply with financial reporting and accounting, among other things.

The insurer sent a certified letter to Fire 12 “but no one ever received it. It got returned back to VFIS,” Jones said.

Jones then read a portion of the letter.

“The reasons for this policy change is/are serious failure to provide adequate manag...


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