If my car was totaled and towed to a salvage yard, who is responsible for damages to the contents that were in it and destroyed by a fire at the yard?

Question Details: We were involved in a no-fault accident and our car was towed away to a salvage yard deemed a write-off. While in the salvage yard, a van self-combusted during the night completely destroying our car. Do I claim for the vehicle contents through the van insurance company or the salvage yard?

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