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Carr Fire Victims Can Rely on AAA Northern California for Help


AAA reminds members of claims assistance

In response to the widespread damage caused by the Carr Fire, AAA
Northern California is taking continued action to assist its members.

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(Photo: Business Wire)

(Photo: Business Wire)

The AAA emergency response trailer is in the parking lot of the
Shasta College evacuation center, located at 11555 Old Oregon Trail,
Redding, California, 96003.

The trailer is open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and is fully staffed
with employees to assist AAA insurance customers with auto and home
claims and to provide additional help as needed. As many as 300 people
have come by the trailer for help since it opened at the college July 27.

AAA Northern California will also be at the county's Local Assistance
Center at Shasta High School, 2500 Eureka Way in Redding. The temporary
center is being set up to provide residents recovery assistance from
multiple agencies at a centralized location. It opens today at 9 a.m.,
and will remain open daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., through Wednesday, Aug. 8.

AAA Northern California insurance customers who have suffered damage to
their homes or vehicles can also call AAA Northern California at
800-922-8228 for assistance.

"Our hearts go out to everyone who has suffered losses from this
devastating fire," said Danielle Cagan, spokesperson for AAA insurance
in Northern California. "We are awed by the resilience and hope
demonstrated by the Redding community. We're available and ready to
respond to AAA members' insurance needs during this challenging time."

Among the services being provided by AAA Northern California:

  • Debit cards are available to those with covered homeowners losses
    insured through AAA Northern California who have been displaced from
    their homes to help with immediate living expenses.
  • Emergency road service is available to AAA members who have cars
    damaged by the Carr fire.
  • CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, is working with local Hertz
    offices to provide rental vehicles to those who have lost or damaged
  • Packages with personal care items and teddy bears for children are
    also available.

AAA Northern California offers a wide array of automotive, travel,
insurance, DMV, financial services and consumer discounts to over 4
million members. AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and
security of all travelers since it was founded more than 100 years ago.

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