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Farmers Insurance Claims Personnel Continue Helping California Wildfire Victims


Claims Personnel Staff Evacuation Centers Throughout Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Nov 16, 2008 -- Claims personnel from Farmers Insurance Group of Companies(R) helping all of its customers affected by the wildfires burning in the Corona, Anaheim, Yorba Linda, Montecito, and Santa Barbara areas.

Farmers Insurance asks its customers who have been ordered to evacuate or who have suffered damage, or lost their home because of the widespread wildfires, to immediately contact:

Farmers’ 24 hour claims hotline at:

1-800-HelpPoint (1-800-435-7764) for immediate assistance.

Foremost Insurance customers should call: 1-800-527-3907.

“Farmers has claims personnel throughout the Southern California fire areas,” notes Farmers State Executive Directors Bill Matlock and Charles Dabelgott.

“We have one major location set up in the Sayre-Sylmar fire areas,” stated Matlock. A Mobile Command Center claims bus (MCC) is located at Sylmar High school today. It is equipped with state-of-the art communications equipment and carries supplies, satellite laptop and phones. The MCC will move one block North tomorrow morning (Monday) to 13109 Borden Ave., Sylmar, CA 91312.


Sylmar High School 13050 Borden Ave. Sylmar, CA 91352--WILL MOVE TO 13109 BORDEN AVENUE TOMORROW MORNING AT 6:00 A.M.

“Smaller versions of the MCC are located at Katella High School and Brea Community Center for the Corona/Yorba Linda fire areas,” Dabelgott explained.

Corona/Yorba Linda

Katella High School 2200 E. Wagner Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806

Brea Community Center 695 Madison Ave. Brea, CA 92821

“We have set up our customer care centers, to keep up with the changing path of these fires,” said Dabelgott. “We will bring in as many resources as needed to help our customers file claims quickly and easily. A second MCC bus will arrive tomorrow and we will announce its location once set up.”

Farmers Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zurich Financial Services, an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Farmers(R) is the nation’s third-largest Personal Lines Property & Casualty insurance group. Property and casualty products are underwritten and issued by the Farmers Exchanges and their subsidiaries, which Farmers Group, Inc. manages but does not own. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Farmers insurers provide Homeowners, Auto, Business, Life insurance and financial services to more than 10 million households. For more information about Farmers, visit our Web site at


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