Tennessee Wildfires Continue to Spread, Farmers Insurance Aiding Residents in Need

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapidly spreading wildfires in Sevier County and the surrounding area of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee have prompted the evacuation of more than 14,000 residents.

Farmers Insurance® customers impacted are encouraged to file a claim by contacting their agent, visiting www.Farmers.com, using the Farmers® Insurance Claims app, or calling one of the following numbers.

  • Farmers Claims Contact Center number: 1-800-435-7764.
  • Foremost and 21st Century customers can also use the 1-800-435-7764 number for immediate assistance.
  • Bristol West customers can call 1-800-274-7865 for immediate assistance.
  • Spanish-language claims assistance is available to Farmers customers by calling: 877-RECLAMO (877-732-5266).

"We are committed to helping our customers and area residents through this devastating situation," said Betsy Nealon, head of southeast territory for Farmers Insurance. "We strongly urge those affected to heed the evacuation warnings issued by emergency personnel."

Farmers® has deployed its Mobile Claims Center (MCC), a high-tech bus loaded with supplies and advanced technology to help those in need after a natural disaster, which is located at 149 Cates Lane, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The MCC can provide customers immediate claims service, and also water, telephones, blankets, toys and other helpful services to anyone in need.

About Farmers Insurance
"Farmers Insurance®" and "Farmers®" are tradenames for a group of affiliated insurers providing insurance for automobiles, homes and small businesses and a wide range of other insurance and financial services and products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with over 19 million individual policies, across all 50 states, through the efforts of more than 48,000 exclusive and independent agents and approximately 21,000 employees. Farmers Insurance Exchange®, the largest of the three primary insurance insurers that make up Farmers Insurance, is recognized as one of the largest U.S. companies on the 2016 Fortune 500 list.

For more information about Farmers Insurance, visit Farmers.com, Twitter and Instagram, @WeAreFarmers, or Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.


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