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Fireman's Fund Teams up with Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality to Offer Comprehensive Campground Coverages.

Campground Owners Get Help Managing Their Unique Risks

NOVATO, Calif. -- In an effort to offer campground owners the protection they need, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company Fireman's Fund Insurance Company is a Novato, California-based insurance company owned by Allianz SE of Germany. It was founded June 18 1863 and issued its first policy to Walter Hawxhurst covering one half interest in 1,000 kegs of Boston syrup for a premium of $12.  has teamed with Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality Insurance to offer a comprehensive program of risk management and coverages.

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 the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, total campground and RV bookings were up 23 percent from January to May 2008 versus the same period last year. Moreover, campgrounds have expanded services including boat and bicycle bicycle, light, two-wheeled vehicle driven by pedals. The name velocipede is often given to early forms of the bicycle and to its predecessor, the dandy horse, a two-wheeled vehicle moved by the thrust of the rider's feet upon the ground.  rentals, general stores, concession stands Concession stand is the term used to refer to a place where patrons can purchase snacks or food at a cinema, fair, Stadium, or other entertainment venue. Some events or venues contract out the right to sell food to third parties. , gas sales, playgrounds, RV storage, camping cabins, lodges, cottage rentals, self service laundries and restrooms. Owners often have multiple locations in more than one state. As a result, campgrounds present a variety of insurance needs.

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 coverage for campgrounds," said Mike Halvey, vice president of commercial insurance programs for Fireman's Fund. "Our combined experience and understanding of the recreation and hospitality industry makes it a logical partnership."

Campground coverages include:

* Property coverage for buildings, restrooms, community centers, out buildings, camping cabins, laundry Laundry can be:
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* General Liability coverage in case of bodily injury or property damage.

* Inland Marine coverage for equipment such as tractors, maintenance equipment, etc.

* Auto coverage for the vehicles owned by the campground owners.

"I have been involved with insuring RV parks and campgrounds for over 20 years," said Jimmy Tumblin, Vice President of Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality Insurance. "Fireman's Fund, The Leavitt Group and Leavitt Recreation and Hospitality Insurance Agency are an experienced group of people working to insure Insure can mean:
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 and protect campgrounds and I am proud to be a member of this team."

About Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality

Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality specializes in insurance protection for campgrounds and resorts, hotels and motels, bowling centers, bed and breakfasts, bars and restaurants, and many other recreation and hospitality businesses. It insures over 1000 campgrounds and resorts nationally. For more information, visit

About Fireman's Fund

Fireman's Fund Insurance Company is a premier property and casualty insurance company providing personal, commercial and specialty insurance products nationwide. It is rated AA- by Standard & Poor's Rating Services. Fireman's Fund is a member of the Allianz Group (NYSE NYSE

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