State Farm® Customers Impacted by the Multiple Wildfires Burning in Idaho Should Contact Their Agent, Save Receipts for Temporary Living Expenses
Boise, Idaho, August 17, 2012 - Evacuated residents impacted by multiple fires burning in Idaho and insured with State Farm are encouraged to contact their agent right away – even if they don’t know yet whether their property is effected by the wildfire.
At this time State Farm hasn’t received any claims stemming from the Enclosure, Notch Butte or Trinity Ridge fires, however customers are calling their agents with questions about their coverage.
“We understand the uncertainty of these fires is weighing heavily on our customers and that is why we remain available to them, answering their questions in their time of need,” said State Farm spokeswoman Angela Thorpe. “We recommend if you’ve been evacuated, contact us as soon as you can, let us know that you’re safe and hold on to receipts for expenses you may be incurring as a result of the fire.”
Here are the answers to the questions we’re receiving most often from our customers:
State Farm is the largest insurer of homes in Idaho.
Angela M. Thorpe, Media Relations (303) 264-1560 or (303) 870-5462
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