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COLLEGE STATION FIRE DEPARTMENT

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The College Station Fire Department (CSFD) is a full-spectrum, life-safety department committed to protecting the City of College Station through risk reductionpublic educationfire prevention, and emergency services since 1970. The department is proud to be Internationally Accredited and part of an ISO Class 1 community. Covering over 50 square miles, the department provides fire protection to more than 123,000 residents and Texas A&M University, emergency medical services to College Station and the southern portion of Brazos County, and other specialized teams dedicated to protecting the citizens and visitors of College Station and the Brazos Valley.

    Internationally Accredited
    The Commission on Fire Accreditation International logoCollege Station Fire Department is an accredited agency by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). What that means is we take extra steps to ensure that we are providing high-quality fire and life safety services in the most effective and cost-efficient manner. Accreditation is a comprehensive and rigorous self-assessment and evaluation process that requires us to look at our past, current, and future service levels and internal performance and compare them to industry best practices. Accreditation is awarded only after CFAI determines our agency meets or exceeds the highest standards of performance and safety, and reaccreditation is required every five years. We are committed to giving you top-of-the-line service, earning your respect, and caring for your family and business as we would our own.

    ISO Class 1 Rated
    ISO Class 1 rating logoCollege Station Fire Department proudly holds an Insurance Service Office (ISO) Class 1/8Y Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating. Effective April 1, 2019, an ISO Class 1 Rating places the department in the top-tier of agencies in the United States that provide fire protection. The enhanced rating validates that fire protection, water service, and communications are in the top-tier.

    ISO collects and evaluates fire suppression capabilities in over 48,000 communities in the United States. ISO notes that most insurers use the PPC classification for underwriting and calculating premiums on residential, commercial, and industrial properties. The PPC score is a measure of the community’s overall ability to reduce property losses due to fires.

    The scale of a PPC rating ranges from 1-10, with Class 1 being the highest rating. College Station Fire Departments community Class 1 rating comes on the heels of a recent and extensive analysis performed by ISO on the College Station community's fire prevention and suppression systems.

    ISO a third-party entity that assesses College Station Fire Department on a regular basis. The Commission on Fire Accreditation International also evaluates College Station Fire Department to ensure that we are providing high-quality fire and life safety services.


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