Farmers Insurance Mobile Catastrophe Claims Bus (MCC) Will Be Featured at International Association of Fire Chiefs Wildland Urban Interface Conference March 19-20
Media is Invited to Tour the MCC and meet the Farmers Catastrophe Team

RENO, Nev., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® Mobile Catastrophe Claims Bus (MCC) will be on display in the Peppermill Hotel Convention Hall, Reno, during the annual Wildland Urban Interface Conference (WUI) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, March 19-20.



"The Farmers Catastrophe bus is 46' long and is equipped with state-of-the-art satellite communications equipment; claims stations; water; supplies; satellite laptop and telephone capability for use by our customers and the public; and a built in grill to serve meals to those in need at disasters," said Nate Hildner, Farmers Nevada State Executive Director.


International Association of Fire Chiefs WUI Conference, featuring one of the Farmers Mobile Catastrophe Claims Buses and catastrophe team members.


March 19-20, 2013


Peppermill Hotel and Spa, Reno, NV

Media are welcome to tour the state-of-the-art MCC and learn how Farmers helps customers and non-customers alike at disasters. Please call or email Jerry Davies at 213-400-4459,

"As a sponsor of the IAFC conference, Farmers will show our support for all fire chiefs, firefighters, emergency personnel and their families.  They are counted on year-round  to save lives and property when fires and disasters strike," Hildner continued.  "We know the risks these men and women face every day fighting fires on behalf of homeowners and residents in Nevada and across the country.  They are our heroes, and Farmers Insurance is proud to support and honor them."

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Farmers is a trade name and refers to the business activities of Farmers Group, Inc. and the Farmers Exchanges. Farmers Group, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Insurance Group, and provides non-claims administrative services to the Farmers Exchanges. 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. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at or at


Jerry Davies



SOURCE Farmers Insurance Group



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