Fourmile Fire Insurance Claims Reach $217 Million, Making Blaze Most Costly In State History

11/20/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Victims of the Fourmile Fire -- which destroyed 169 homes in Boulder County -- have filed insurance claims worth $217 million, making it the most expensive wildfire in Colorado history, according to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.

In addition to completely destroyed homes, the claims include smoke damage and additional living expenses, according to the insurance association.

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