Working Together for Safer Communities

ISO Community Hazard Mitigation actively works with fire departments, building departments, water suppliers, and municipalities with our Public Protection Classification (PPC®), Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS®), water outreach, and emergency communication center review programs. With your participation and cooperation, we will attain our ultimate goal: safer communities.

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Introducing Mitigate: A New Resource Website for the Fire Community

ISO has launched a new, innovative resource for the fire community: Mitigate. Designed to help you improve your fire protection efforts, Mitigate offers tools and resources to help benchmark performance, improve operations, and facilitate communications with ISO. Participation is free.

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Chief Thomas WeberBrad Bain
Vice President, ISO Community Hazard Mitigation

Hugh “Skip” Gibson
Manager, National Water Resources

Chief Thomas WeberBrad Bain
Vice President, ISO Community Hazard Mitigation

Dale Thomure.jpgDale Thomure, CBO, CFM
Manager, Community Hazard Mitigation (BCEGS)

Sherry HarperSherry Harper
Director of Natural Hazards

Announcing the Official ISO Commendation Bar


Your Department has worked hard to achieve the highest level Public Protection Classification rating.

Display your accomplishment on your dress uniform with a high quality commendation bar designed especially for ISO Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 Departments.

Quantity Pricing Available upon request.

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Chris Etheredge
FirePoint Productions

Fire Suppression Rating Schedule

ISO’s Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS), evaluates four primary categories of fire suppression — fire department, emergency communications, water supply, and community risk reduction. The FSRS includes standards set by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). See the standards and registration instructions. Learn more about the FSRS and obtain the latest edition.