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A casualty loss can result from the damage, destruction, or loss of your property from any sudden, unexpected, or unusual event such as a flood, hurricane, tornado, fire, earthquake, or volcanic eruption.
A casualty does not include normal wear and tear or progressive deterioration.
Based on information you provided - there is NO casualty event.
and claiming the casualty loss deduction would not be appropriate in such situation.
Sorry if you expected differently.
The issue is that is NOT a casualty event...
Except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (b)(4) and (c) of this section, any loss arising from fire, storm, shipwreck, or other casualty is allowable as a deduction under section 165(a) for the taxable year in which the loss is sustained.
There is nothing like that based on your information...
If there is no casualty event - you may not deduct casualty losses.