The Chillicothe Fire Department (CFD) recently received an updated ISO rating, the department’s best-ever, of 4 was released in a report of the Insurance Services Office, dated July 29. The department also received a perfect 100 out of 100 in the category of “Operational Considerations.”
A press release by Chillicothe city Administrator Darin Chappell said, “The Chillicothe Fire Department has been recognized as achieving a reduced ISO rating of 3, dropping from the 4 rating of just four years ago, placing Chillicothe in the top 15th percentile of communities surveyed in 2019,” Chappell said. “This new rating is the best level CFD has ever attained, and we are very proud of the effort, training, and increased professionalism that led to this recognition.
An ISO fire insurance rating also referred to as a fire score or Public Protection Classification (PPC), is a score from 1 to 10 that indicates how well-protected the community is by their local fire department.