Onalaska, WA asked in Real Estate Law for Alaska

Q: My neighbors property caught fire and burned my mature fruit producing trees. It also acted as a privacy boundary line.

My neighbor doesn’t occupy his home as apermanent residence. He has acres of 4ft weeds and hired workers who were not with the right equipment to mow some of it down which caught fire. It spread to my tree line of mature fruit producing trees and burnt my fence post down. What should I do? Located in WA State

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Alaska

A: It is unclear whether your property is in Alaska or in Washington. But in any event, you should contact your neighbor's property insurance carrier, if he has one.

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