PPC is more predictive of loss than distance alone1
PPC is more predictive of loss than fire station type alone2
Of a book of business may be mispriced using fire station type alone3
Verisk research examines fire station type alone against a more holistic approach when evaluating community fire protection capabilities.
PPC measures more than 1,000 unique data elements, supporting detailed analysis of a community’s fire suppression capabilities. A PPC code is based on a thorough grading of: a community’s fire mitigation efforts; the location of that property relative to station response; and adequate water resources.
Verisk research shows that for one in five addresses, the closest fire station is not the first to respond in an emergency. See how distance alone could put you on the wrong road.
Mitigate provides objective, countrywide fire protection data to help fire protection officials evaluate and improve their emergency preparedness.Read the article
A new Verisk study shows how fire station type fares in predicting fire loss, alone and in combination with ISO’s Public Protection Classification (PPC).Read the article
It’s important for insurers to understand advances in fire science and how they assess a community’s adaptation to evolving challenges in fire protection.Read the article
ISO Community Hazard Mitigation actively works with fire departments, building departments, water suppliers, and municipalities.