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Levelland Receives a 2/2Y ISO Fire Rating

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JWC

At the January 9, 2017 City Council meeting, Levelland Fire Chief, Bill Durham reported that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has upgraded the City of Levelland's fire rating to 2/2Y.  The previous fire rating was a 3/3Y.  With this rating, all class-rated properties within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or water supply suction point and within 5 miles of a fire station will use Class 2.  All class-rated properties located farther than 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or water supply suction point and within five miles of a fire station will use Class 2Y.  The ratings can run from 1 to 10, with a 1 being the highest rating possible.  It ws further noted that over the next 10 years all homes and businesses in Levelland will benefit from the upgraded rating with lower insurance costs.  Chief Durham pointed out in the meeting that, "none of this would have been possible without my guys."  He also displayed a plack received from the State Fire Marshal's Office commemorating the rating award.