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American Family Insurance responding to Sun Prairie, Wis. explosion

Dreams Foundation donating $10,000 to American Red Cross for relief efforts


American Family Insurance continues to help the community and customers following Tuesday’s tragic explosion in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. The Dreams Foundation is donating $10,000 for local Red Cross assistance.

In the wake of Tuesday’s gas explosion in downtown Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, American Family Insurance is helping our customers and an agent affected by the tragedy.

“Our hearts go out to all of the families and friends of the firefighter who lost his life, as well as to those who were injured,” says Don Johnson, claims associate vice president.

American Family Insurance is already working with a small number of customers who have reported claims since the Tuesday night incident, when a contractor struck a natural gas main that result in a series of explosions and fire.

The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation is making a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross for the Sun Prairie relief efforts.

American Family Insurance agent Larry Cutler, whose office was closed due to severe damage from the blast, has temporarily relocated to the EastPark One building, at 4600 American Parkway in Madison.

“While our physical office is changing, our commitment and ability to serve all our customers is as strong as ever,” says Cutler.

Customers with damage should report their claim by phone or online – 800-MYAMFAM (692-6326) or


About American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 311 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General and Homesite) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the internet or by phone. Web; Facebook; Twitter