SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

April 15, 2012 21:31 ET

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams and a Farmers Mobile Claims Center Bus (MCC) Helping Victims of Tornadoes in Oklahoma

Farmers Mobile Claims Center Bus in Woodward

WOODWARD, OK--(Marketwire - Apr 15, 2012) - Farmers Insurance claims personnel, agents, District Managers and employees are helping customers throughout the tornado stricken areas of Oklahoma at this hour.

"A Farmers Mobile Claims Center bus (MCC) is set up at Roach Body Shop, 3800 Oklahoma Ave., Woodward, OK, to help our customers affected by the tornadoes," notes John Lucido, Farmers Oklahoma State Executive Director. "The MCC will be open from 8 am to 6 pm tomorrow and Tuesday, and we will extend further if traffic warrants."

The MCC is equipped with state-of-the-art satellite communications equipment and satellite laptops and phones for use by customers and non-customers alike. "The MCC has water and cold drinks on board, and Farmers representatives to help our customers who have lost their homes or have damage, and they can provide information for anyone seeking help," Lucido said.

"Our agents, District Managers and claims teams are deployed throughout the areas in Oklahoma affected by the tornadoes," Lucido continued. "We want all of our customers to know that our goal is to give them immediate claims assistance."

In addition, Lucido advises that all Farmers Insurance, Foremost Insurance, and 21st Century Insurance customers who have suffered damage from the storms should call their agent or the 24-hour Farmers HelpPoint hotline number at:

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

Spanish-language claims assistance is available to Farmers customers by calling: 877-RECLAMO (877-732-5266).

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