You and ISO

VCOS logo - IAFC Volunteer and Combination Officers Section

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

Host Agreement