The Broward Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that the South Broward Fire Rescue district inclusive of West Park will receive the ISO (Insurance Services Office) Class 2 public protection classification, effective March 1, 2019.
ISO is a third party independent agency that evaluates the fire department, water department and communications systems. It rates the results on a national scale from one to ten (one being the best and highest). According to ISO, its Public Protection Classification Program (PPC) plays an important role in the underwriting process with insurance companies. Most U.S. insurers report that the PPC information is used in their decision-making process when deciding what business to cover, what coverage’s to offer or prices to charge for personal or commercial property insurance. With a communities Class 2 rating, many insurance providers give a discount on annual insurance premiums for residences and businesses.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, “During 1999–2010, a total of 5,149 deaths from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning occurred in the United States, an average of 430 deaths per year.”
As your district fire chief, your health and safety is my top priority. Your local fire station is home to thirty-three full-time personnel; each of whom are sworn to serve you. Feel free to stop by the station and meet your neighborhood firefighters. Come see the apparatus, life-saving equipment and learn about the services we provide.