Verizon offers free calling, text and data for customers impacted by Camp Fire

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For our customers impacted by the Camp Fire currently burning in Butte County, Verizon Wireless is saying “We’ve Got Your Back.” Through November 11, Verizon is providing free calling, texting and data to its postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in areas most impacted by the wildfire.

“We know our customers count on staying connected every day, and especially when wildfires strike,” said Jonathan LeCompte, president, Pacific Market for Verizon. “We want to give people one less thing to worry about as they focus on keeping loved ones safe during this time of crisis.”

More information on Verizon’s assistance will be provided as the Camp Fire develops and its impact is able to be assessed. Additionally, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to those on the front lines of public safety, Verizon recently announced that speed caps restrictions have been lifted for first responders in California.

Before visiting, please contact your local store as store hours may vary depending on local impact.

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Heidi Flato
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Carolyn Schamberger
847.204.4282
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Twitter: @cschamz

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