COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nationwide’s mobile Catastrophe Response Unit (CRU) begins operations today in Santa Rosa, Calif., to help members impacted by the recent wildfire outbreak.


The CRU serves two purposes: It provides a central location for Nationwide members to speak face-to-face with Nationwide claims professionals, and it serves as a mobile headquarters for Nationwide claims associates who are on the ground to help members affected by the wildfires around Santa Rosa.

The operating hours and location of the Nationwide CRU are:


Starting today, Oct. 12, 2017

8 a.m. – 6 p.m., PDT


Finley Community Center

2060 West College Avenue

Santa Rosa, Calif., 95401


Members can also begin the claims process by calling 1-800-421-3535 or by visiting Nationwide’s website.

Interview Opportunities: Contact Ryan Ankrom at (614) 249-5145 to arrange interviews regarding the CRU or Nationwide’s response to the fires.

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit

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Ryan Ankrom
(614) 249-5145

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