FT. COLLINS, Colo., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evacuated Solider Canyon Fire residents insured with State Farm are encouraged to contact their agent right away - even if they don't know whether their property is impacted by the wildfire. Claims representatives are on-site at the Cache la Poudre Elementary school evacuation center.
One claim has been reported to State Farm at this time.
"People buy insurance for times like this and that's why we exist, to be there for our customers in their time of need," said State Farm spokeswoman Angela Thorpe. "Right now it's important for those affected by the wildfire to safely follow evacuation procedures and to let us know how to contact them. We also encourage our customers to save their receipts for any temporary living expenses they incur."
The State Farm homeowners policy provides temporary living expense coverage for homeowners required to evacuate, such as motel and food expenses, subject to their policy deductible.
State Farm is the largest insurer of homes and vehicles in Colorado.
SOURCE State Farm