Fireman’s Fund Offers Toll-Free Emergency Number for Hurricane Dennis Victims

July 10, 2005

The Fireman’s Fund Catastrophe Center has established the following 24-hour toll-free phone number for Fireman’s Fund policyholders to call if they are unable to reach their independent insurance agent in the event that Hurricane Dennis has damaged their property: 1-800-347-3428. This number will be advertised on radio and in newspapers wherever the storm hits with catastrophic result.

In addition, The Fireman’s Fund Catastrophe Center, located in St. Louis, has alerted its catastrophe team of 17 adjusters throughout country to stand by with travel bags packed and ready to move on an hour’s notice to any location hit by the storm.

The Center maintains 24-hour monitoring of the storm’s path and wind speed to estimate the severity on concentrations of policyholders in locations likely to be affected.

As of Sunday evening, the former Category 4 hurricane had been downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved north through Alabama and Mississippi.

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