Recent floods lead to waterlogged safety deposit boxes

Your items may not be safe in a safe deposit box.

In the wake of the recent floods, Chase Bank is in Northfield is calling in customers to assess the condition of their belongings.

One customer told the Tribune old family photos and his mother’s pearls were waterlogged.

Chase said it is not liable for the items, but it will consider covering some costs.

People can also submit claims to their homeowner’s insurance.

Experts are reminding customers to store items in plastic containers, or sealed bags; and to keep separate copies of important documents.

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