SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

June 30, 2012 12:11 ET

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Fire Victims in Pocatello, Idaho

POCATELLO, ID--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2012) - Farmers Insurance agents, district managers, claims teams and catastrophe corps are on the scene contacting and helping customers in the area. 

"We want all of our customers to know that our goal is to give immediate assistance to all customers who have suffered damage from these horrific fires," said Farmers Idaho State Executive Director Jeff Robinson.

Robinson advises that all 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.

Foremost Insurance customers should file their claim by calling: 800-527-3907.

Farmers customers can also go to www.Farmers.com or download the free iClaim app to file a claim.

Farmers Idaho Property Manager Marty Gunderson, appearing on KVPI - TV news this evening, noted, "This is Pocatello's most disastrous fire ever. Provided tips on what to do next if you have suffered damage, and assured customers that the Farmers claims teams are in the area and ready to provide immediate assistance."

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer 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 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 Insurance 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 its Web site at www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

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