You and ISO

Volunteer and Combination Officers Section of the


VCOS and ISO have developed an educational seminar, You and ISO, which is presented around the country several times a year. This class teaches what every fire chief should know and understand about ISO in your community.

Following are some of the topics covered:

  • ISO's Public Protection Classification (PPC) program
  • The ISO rating (PPC) and the value it brings to you
  • Myths and misunderstandings about ISO
  • Meeting the challenges of your PPC rating
  • Information on the newly revised Fire Suppression Rating Schedule
  • A review of best practices
  • Q&A

View the Host Agreement for more course information, host responsibilities, and to request a class in your area.

Questions? Contact Chief Larry Curl at 317-605-6669 or


2016 Classes:
  1. March 12 - Green Bay, WI
  2. October 22 - Austin, TX