Fire Protection Info

2017 Verisk Wildfire Risk AnalysisThe 2017 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis determined the number and percentage of households at high or extreme risk from wildfire in the 13 most wildfire-prone states. Each state in the charts below links to a snapshot view of the state’s risk. To see complete reports, just…
Fire Resistance Ratings ISO's Engineering and Safety Service (E&S™) publishes Fire Resistance Ratings, a detailed manual for building inspectors, fire inspectors, public officials, contractors, architects, engineers, and others concerned with fire safety in buildings. The 126-page publication provides details for the construction of building assemblies that have fire-resistance ratings of up to four hours. The manual includes general and technical information for: beam assemblies column assemblies floor-ceiling assemblies roof-ceiling assemblies…
Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS)The Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS) from Verisk's ISO unit, is the manual we've developed and use in reviewing the firefighting capabilities of individual communities. The schedule measures the major elements of a community's fire suppression system and develops a numerical grading called a Public Protection…
Public Protection Classification (PPC) ServicePublic Protection Classification (PPC™) Service from Verisk's ISO unit, gauges the fire protection capability of local fire departments to respond to structure fires at properties in which your company has a financial stake.We collect information on a community's public fire protection and analyze the data using…
LOCATION - Fire ProtectionVerisk offers Public Protection Classification (PPCTM) Service to help you assess fire protection capabilities at the point of sale and for policy renewals. PPC Service provides the applicable PPC code, fire protection area, driving distance of the nearest responding fire station, water supply, and additional information for…
Knowing whether a building is sprinklered is only part of the total risk picture. You also need to know if the sprinkler system can adequately protect the property and how it affects the building’s loss cost. Verisk’s Sprinkler Assessment Report provides an easy-to-understand engineering assessment of the effectiveness and loss…
Sprinkler Plan Review An ISO Sprinkler Plan Review gives you an unbiased evaluation of a planned sprinkler system — before the building goes up or the system goes in. ISO's service has significant benefits for: building-code authorities fire officials sprinkler-system contractors insurers building owners and risk managers Here's how it…
The Public Protection Classification (PPCTM) Program: ISO's Analysis of Public Fire Protection Capabilities How does ISO evaluate local fire protection? And what does the classification mean for individual property insurance costs in my community? ISO's expert staff collects information about municipal fire protection efforts in communities throughout the United States.…
LOCATION - Wildfire Risk Verisk offers you multiple services to manage wildfire risk at the address level to support underwriting decisions, select rating plans, and manage exposure concentration. Wildfires have increased dramatically during the past decade. In the United States, an average of about 3 million acres burned each year…