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Wilmoth, Janet
December 2007
Fire Chief;Dec2007, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p6
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the need for an accurate and accountable benchmark for fire and emergency services in the U.S. She asserts that some chiefs complained about rating inconsistencies of the Insurance Service Office Inc. (ISO) rating system. She claims that one concern with the ISO rating system is the lack of a timely review period. She comments that the ISO rating system came down to misinterpretation by fire departments and how they market their rating.


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