Larry Cutler

Larry Cutler

American Family Insurance has announced it will donate $10,000 to the American Red Cross because of the downtown Sun Prairie explosion.

“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,” said Don Johnson, claims associate vice president for American Family Insurance.

The company 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 in the Professional Building was closed due to severe damage from the blast, has temporarily relocated to the EastPark One building, which is located 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,” said Cutler.

American Family Insurance customers with damage should report their claim by phone or online – 800-MYAMFAM (692-6326) or go online to

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