SOURCE: Farmers Insurance

October 03, 2012 00:19 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Farmers Insurance Visits Fort Lee, NJ Fire Department for Firefighters Appreciation Luncheon With Mobile Catastrophe Claims (MCC) Bus

FORT LEE, NJ--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2012) - As part of an eight-city MCC tour, local Farmers AgencyPoint representatives from the Parsippany, New Jersey AgencyPoint offices will conduct an appreciation cookout lunch to firefighters at the Fort Lee Fire Department, 557 Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey, Firehouse #3, October 4, 2012.

WHO:
Fort Lee Fire Chief Keith Sabatino and 75 firefighters
Dan Schrock, Farmers Head of AgencyPoint
Jason Fooks, Farmers Parsippany AgencyPoint Director
Farmers agents and employees

WHAT:
Farmers MCC is equipped with satellite communications to offer free laptop and cell phone service, food, supplies and help with insurance claims to victims of disasters. Firefighters will tour the MCC during the morning before lunch. 

WHEN:
Thursday, October 4, 2012
 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
557 Main Street
Fort Lee, New Jersey

"The MCC is one of three buses that are deployed to disaster sites throughout the United States to help customers and non-customers alike," explains Dan Schrock, Farmers Head of AgencyPoint. "The bus also has generator power that can run a small hospital, evacuation center, or communications equipment of emergency services agencies should their power go down."

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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