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Sep 02

Insurance Service Organization Analysis of El Cerrito/Kensington Fire Suppression Service Area

Posted to City Manager's Updates on September 2, 2014 at 4:54 PM by Suzanne Iarla

ISO is an insurance industry group which collects and evaluates information from communities in the United States on their structural fire suppression capabilities. The data is analyzed using ISO’s Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS) and then a Public Protection Classification (PPC) number is assigned. The rating schedule rates from 1-10, a Class 1 represents an exemplary fire suppression program and a Class 10 indicates that the area’s fire suppression program does not meet ISO’s minimum criteria.

We are happy to report that the PPC for the El Cerrito/Kensington Fire Protection Service Area improved from a 3 to a 2 during this most recent review.

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