Farmers Insurance Mobile Command Center Bus (MCC) is Leaving World Congress Exhibition Hall Friday Evening August 26 to Help Hurricane Irene’s Victims

I didn’t know Farmers had a Mobile Catastrophe Claims bus, but they actually have three. They’re not just a tourist attraction (yes, you can tour them) but they go to disaster areas too. Note how the company aims to help “Farmers customers and non-customers alike” as Hurricane Irene strikes the east coast.
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ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®, including subsidiaries Foremost Insurance, Bristol West and 21st Century Insurance, are prepared for deployment to help customers as Hurricane Irene approaches the mainland of the United States as a Category 3, and possibly strengthening tonight.

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“One of Farmers’ three Mobile Catastrophe Claims buses, currently on display at the International Association of Fire Chiefs convention being held in the World Congress Hall across from the Omni Hotel and CNN, will leave tomorrow night for the Virginia coast to help customers and non-customers alike as the hurricane strikes the coast,” notes Farmers Senior Vice President of Agencies Andy Reser.

“The MCC is open to the press for tours all day tomorrow starting at 9:00 a.m. It is located in Building B of the World Congress Center, station 4700.  It is 46′ long and is equipped with state-of-the art satellite communications equipment; seven claims stations; water, supplies; laptop and telephone capability for use by our customers and public; and a built in grill to serve meals to those in need,” Reser added.

Media wanting a tour of the state-of-the-art MCC, please call Jerry Davies at 213-400-4459.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country’s 3rd largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, 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 Financial Services 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 atwww.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

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