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ISO collects information on municipal fire-protection efforts in communities throughout the United States. In each of those communities, ISO analyzes the relevant data using our Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS). We then assign a Public Protection Classification from 1 to 10. Class 1 generally represents superior property fire protection, and Class 10 indicates that the area’s fire-suppression program doesn’t meet ISO’s minimum criteria.

By classifying communities’ ability to suppress fires, ISO helps the communities evaluate their public fire-protection services. The program provides an objective, countrywide standard that helps fire departments in planning and budgeting for facilities, equipment, and training. And by securing lower fire insurance premiums for communities with better public protection, the PPC program provides incentives and rewards for communities that choose to improve their firefighting services.

Every Fire Department within Wilson County was reviewed in 2014 by ISO. The new rates could allow for a lower insurance premium on your home owners insurance. Contact your insurance company with your new ISO rating for details.

If you live in the city limits of Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, or Watertown, please contact your local Fire Department to inquire about your new rating.

If you live OUTSIDE the city limits but in Wilson County CLICK HERE, once we receive your request we will email your new rating to you.