November 10, 2020
Oregon Insurance Commissioner Andrew Stolfi will host the second statewide virtual
Wildfire Insurance Town Hall on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m.
He will be joined by representatives from the Oregon Division of Financial Regulation
to answer questions about wildfire insurance, the claims process, and how the
division can help Oregonians. A representative from the Federal Emergency Management
Association will also be available to answer questions about the need for flood
insurance after a wildfire.
Everyone affected by the wildfires are encouraged to tune in to the Zoom livestream. You can also listen to the town hall by calling (253) 215-8782 or (669)
900-6833. Use Meeting ID: 992 4748 7370 and Passcode: 867128.
“Our goal for these wildfire town halls is to address the important insurance
information people need right now to move toward recovery,” said Stolfi, who
is also the director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. “Recovery
will take time, but we are here to help Oregonians through every phase of their
Oregonians can submit questions before the town hall. The commissioner and division
representatives will answer as many questions as possible during the event.
The town hall will be recorded and captioned in both English and Spanish for
people who have difficulty hearing, as well as many of those who are not native
English speakers. That recording will be made available as soon as the captioning
Last month’s town hall can be viewed on the division’s wildfire insurance page.
The site, available in English and Spanish, has resources and contact information
to help answer many wildfire insurance questions. The division is also prepared
to help people in any language they choose. Visit dfr.oregon.gov/help for more
About DCBS: The Department of Consumer and Business Services
is Oregon's largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency. For
more information, visit www.dcbs.oregon.gov.
About Oregon DFR: The Division of Financial Regulation
is part of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Oregon’s largest
business regulatory and consumer protection agency. Visit www.dcbs.oregon.gov and http://dfr.oregon.gov/Pages/index.aspx .