Important Papers and Pictures

Documents are very important to your well-being and can be damaged or destroyed as a result of a fire or other disaster.

The following documents should be located if at all possible:

Death Certificate
Warranties Driver's Licenses
Title to Deeds
Citizenship Papers
Income Tax Records
Animal Registration Papers
Divorce Decree
Prepaid Burial Contract
Birth Certificates
Credit Cards
Military Discharge Papers
Stocks and Bonds
Auto Registration
Marriage Papers
Payment Books
Social Security Cards
Bank Book
Medical Records
Insurance Policies

A good investment is a fire-proof safe that is UL rated for a minimum of 1 hour @ 1700°F. This is usually enough time for firefighters to extinguish a blaze. You will then be able to recover your preserved documents when it is deemed safe.

Important Papers/Pictures Dealing With Insurances Salvaging Belongings Food and Perishables Money With Damage