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ISO 4

Insurance Service Office Classification (ISO) 4

If a building is in the Western Taney County Fire District and within five road miles of a fire station the ISO class is 4.
Over five road miles from a fire station is a ISO class 10.  Some Insurance Companies give you a better than class 10 if you are within seven road miles from a fire station.
The class 4 includes the Village of Bull Creek, the Cities of Hollister, Rockaway Beach, the Villages of Merriam Woods, Kirbyville and the Taney County portions of the Villages of Saddlebrooke and Stonebridge.
Insurance Service Office (ISO) History

The Western Taney County Fire District officially started operations on January 1983 after the voters had established it on November 2, 1982.

  • The original ISO rating was a class 9/10. Class 9 for everyone within 5 road miles of a fire station, class 10 for anyone over 5 road miles from a station.
  • The district's first evaluation was completed in July 1983. The first rating went into effect in January 1984 with a split classification of 8/9/10. Class 8 is applied to areas within 1000 feet of an approved water source.
  • After a reevaluation in early 1995, the split classification of 6/9/10 went into effect on June 1, 1995. Class 6 applied to areas within 1000 feet of an approved water source.
  • After our next reevaluation the following changes went into effect:
  • As of October 1, 2007, the City of Hollister became a class 5.
  • As of February 1, 2008, the village of Merriam Woods became a class 5.
  • As of April 1, 2008, the village of Bull Creek became a class 4.
  • As of April 1, 2008, the village of Kirbyville became a class 6.
  • As of April 1, 2008, the City of Rockaway Beach became a class 5.
  • As of September 1, 2008, the unincorporated portions within the Western Taney County Fire District within five road miles of a fire station became a class 6. Over five road miles from a fire station is a class 10.
  • As of June 1, 2017, the entire Fire District became a class 5.  Over five road miles from a fire station is a class 10.
  • As of October 1, 2020, the entire Fire District became a class 4.  Over five road miles from a fire station is a class 10.  Although, some Insurance Companies give a rating better than 10 if it is within seven road miles.
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