Consumers can look up the license status of any agent, adjuster, or company on the Oklahoma Insurance Department’s web site at oid.ok.gov. Oklahomans with insurance questions or concerns are encouraged to contact the department’s consumer hotline at 1-800-522-0071. Policyholders are also encouraged to call if they are having difficulty with their insurance company in the wake of the fire. Disaster Recovery: A Guide to Financial Issues offers additional advice on such topics as managing an injury or disability, financial decisions after a death, stabilizing your finances, lawsuits and other settlements and managing a property loss. Copies can be downloaded at knowwhatcounts.org, or requested by calling 800-522-8261, ext. 3814. The Oklahoma County Assessor’s Office is asking for help from the public in evaluating and assessing the damage from the April 9 wildfires. Contact the assessor’s office at 713-1241 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org so that damage at inaccessible homes can be evaluated. Claims personnel from Farmers Insurance Group of Companies have been deployed to the Oklahoma City area to help customers affected by the strong winds and recent fires. Farmers Insurance Groups said its customers who have suffered damage can contact Farmers’ 24 hour claims hotline at 1-800-435-7764 for immediate assistance. Farmers has also set up a Customer Care Vehicle at S.E. 29th Street and Westminster Road. Foremost Insurance customers should file their claim by calling 800-527-3907. Allstate policyholders whose homes or automobiles have been damaged can start the claim process by calling 1-800-547-8676, logging on to Allstate.com, or visiting a Mobile Claims Center at the southeast corner of S.E. 29th Street and Westminster.