Fireman’s Fund Offering Wildfire Recovery Services to Agents

October 24, 2007

Novato, Calif.-based Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. announced it is offering all Southern California customers — homeowners and commercial customers — and independent agents free wildfire recovery services.

Services include travel and concierge services for evacuated individuals; assistance with locating temporary housing and transportation; assistance with emergency medical assistance; immediate trauma counseling; referrals for financial and legal assistance; and personalized assistance in coping with the practical and emotional effects of wildfires.

“Not only do wildfires have dramatic impacts on homeowners and business owners, they also affect entire communities,” said Chuck Kavitsky, CEO. “That’s why we are extending our services to all of our policyholders and agents in Southern California. We hope this assistance will help these communities mend and rebuild.”

Agents and policyholders are being directed to call 866-456-3108 and then select the appropriate wildfire recovery service from the menu. They will be connected with counselors from the following firms for assistance:

* World Access, a sister company of Fireman’s Fund, that provides emergency medical assistance and travel, and assistance for short-term recovery issues;

*NEAS, a mental health counseling and trauma assistance network of more than 7,900 trained psychological counselors.

Source: Fireman’s Fund

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