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ISO Rating Guide

Insurance Services Office (ISO) Guide for

SW Polk Fire District

Dear Insurance Representative,

In an effort to service our shared customers, the SW Polk Fire District has created this guide was developed to help you. Typically, the Insurance Representative needs to answer two questions: 1) Which fire service protects my client’s property, and 2) What is the ISO Class Rating for my client’s property? This guide will make it possible for you to use Polk County websites to obtain these answers.

FIND YOUR FIRE DISTRICT OR FIRE DEPARTMENT

POLK COUNTY

To determine which agency provides a property’s fire service, please go to Polk County, Oregon WebMaps (https://geoservices.co.polk.or.us/PCMAPS/). Enter the address in the “Search” box, click on your address from the drop-down menu and press enter, then click on the tax lot. This will bring up a window with the option to click “Appraisal Report”, which will open the overview in a new tab, and scroll to “City, School Districts, and Fire Districts” section. Your fire department or district will be listed as SOUTHWEST RFPD. If you do not have any of these fire districts listed on the tax statement, please contact the fire district you reside in.

FIND ROAD MILES TO NEAREST FIRE STATION

Please log onto Google Maps (maps.google.com) to determine the distance between your client’s property and the nearest station in road miles using the nearest street address of one of the following of our stations:

·       SW Polk Fire District Rickreall Station, 275 Main St. Rickreall, OR 97371

You may also use the station address of the following mutual aid agencies:

·       Amity Fire Department, 10820 Bethel Rd. Amity, OR 97101

·       Dallas Fire Station, 915 SE Shelton St. Dallas, OR 97338

·       Falls City Fire Department, 320 N Main St. Falls City, OR 97344

·       Polk Fire District #1 Station 70, 12485 S Kings Valley Hwy. Monmouth, OR 97361 or Administration, 1800 Monmouth St, Independence, OR 97351

·       Salem Fire Department Station 5, 1520 Glen Creek Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304

FIND FIRE HYDRANT & ALTERNATIVE WATER SUPPLY

Contact the water district or property owner to determine the location of nearest fire hydrant. Contact information for local water agencies is as follows: City of Dallas Public Works (503-623-3555), Lukiamute Domestic Water Co-op (503-838-2075), City of Falls City (503-798-3433), Rickreall Community Water Association (503-623-2016), Perrydale Domestic Water Association (503-835-7221),

DETERMINING THE ISO CLASS RATING FOR YOUR PROPERTY

• Within 5 Road Miles of Nearest Station and Within 1,000 Feet of a Fire Hydrant or Alternative Water Supply ........... 5

• Beyond 5 Road Miles..................................................................................................................................................... 10

You may obtain ISO Property Class Ratings by calling ISO direct at 1-800-888-4476.