Definition of fire insurance in English:

fire insurance


mass noun
  • Insurance taken out to cover the cost of damage caused by fire.

    ‘homeowners wisely pay for fire insurance’
    • ‘There was a time when fire insurance meant paying your dues to an insurance company.’
    • ‘Fire insurance companies needed to know details of construction, building materials, and the exact size of buildings.’
    • ‘Any consumer who purchases home fire insurance starting next year will have earthquake insurance automatically included.’
    • ‘Fire insurance rates on brick homes are generally lower than on other homes.’
    • ‘Fire insurance on his house was reduced by $100 per year when the fire hydrants came on line.’
    • ‘I urge all readers to ensure that they are protected against fire risk by taking out proper fire insurance.’
    • ‘Hopefully, your friend had the wisdom to buy fire insurance.’
    • ‘You don't think your house is burning down, but you go ahead and buy fire insurance.’
    • ‘If you operate some types of portable heaters where their use is prohibited, you may jeopardize your fire insurance coverage.’
    • ‘The claimant brought proceedings against the defendant insurers asserting that they had failed to pay all that was due under a policy of fire insurance.’