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The ISO Public Protection Classification (PPC®) program’s Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS) is strongly influenced by the NFPA 1620 recommendation for annual preincident planning. Preincident planning is one full point of training credit. The video references the importance of preplanning for structural firefighting, and preplanning in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) may be even more important because of the greater risks for catastrophic losses.

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Preplans

 

There are many reasons fire departments find it difficult to develop programs to accomplish annual updates.

ISO Fire Suppression Rating Schedule

Our Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS) is free to chiefs and other fire officials. It's a manual containing the criteria ISO uses in reviewing the fire prevention and fire suppression capabilities of individual communities or fire protection areas. Go to Fire Chiefs Online to access your complimentary copy of the FSRS. If you're not yet registered, register here.

H2O and ISO

Water supply and distribution systems are important factors in determining a community’s ISO Public Protection Classification (PPC®). We provide complimentary educational training and seminars to water providers and associations throughout the country. Contact Anthony Zampella, national water resources manager, at 908-821-7689 or e-mail azampella@iso.com for more information.

ISO and Verisk websites

  • isomitigation.com
    ISO Mitigation Online for community officials; learn all about ISO’s PPC® program and BCEGS® program