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Working Together

ISO Community Hazard Mitigation actively works with fire departments, building departments, water suppliers, and municipalities with our Public Protection Classification (PPC™), Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS®), water outreach, and emergency communication center review programs. With your participation and cooperation, we will attain our ultimate goal: safer communities.

Fire Suppression Rating Schedule

ISO’s Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS), evaluates four primary categories of fire suppression — fire department, emergency communications, water supply, and community risk reduction. The FSRS includes standards set by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Click here to see the standards and registration instructions. Learn more about the FSRS and obtain the latest edition.

Featured Content:


Creede, Colorado, Fire Department:
From natural resources to resourcefulness

The ISO Community Hazard Mitigation staff visits a lot of fire departments in our quest to evaluate the quality of public fire protection for our Public Protection Classification (PPC™) program. As an ISO field analyst, I’ve seen many of them. Although no two departments are exactly alike, they usually have similar physical characteristics, such as basic brick truck garages with accommodations and offices for firefighters. One major exception is the fire department in Creede, Colorado.


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Fire Service

Chief Thomas Weber, CFO, EFO, MPA, MiFireE
National Director,
ISO Community Hazard Mitigation
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Anthony Zampella

Water Resources

Anthony Zampella

National Water Resources manager, ISO Community Hazard Mitigation
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Emergency Communications

Joseph Fratantaro

Manager, ISO Community Hazard Mitigation
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Building Codes

Dale Thomure, CBO, CFM

Manager, Community Hazard Mitigation (BCEGS)
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