Farmers Insurance Group of Companies asks its customers suffering damage or ordered to evacuate because of the widespread wildfires in Northern and Southern (Los Angeles County areas), to immediately contact Farmers' 24 hour claims hotline at:
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080605/LATH062) 1-800-HelpPoint (1-800-435-7764) for immediate assistance.
Foremost Insurance Company customers are asked to contact the 24-hour claims hotline at: 1-800-527-3907.
"Our claims teams are spreading out throughout the fires in Northern and Southern California to help our customers with claims," stated Farmers State Executive Directors: Kirk Tweedy, and Bill Matlock, Vice President and State Executive Director of Farmers Los Angeles State Office. "We have the resources in place to help our customers file claims quickly and easily," they added.
A Farmers Customer Care Vehicle Claims center is set up and ready to assist Farmers customers at the Evacuation Center in Northern California at Rock Creek Elementary School, 3050 Bell Road, in Auburn. The Red Cross and Salvation Army are at this location.
Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be. Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Financial Services Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit our Web site at www.farmers.com.
CONTACT: Jerry Davies 213.400-4459
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SOURCE: Farmers Insurance