LOGANVILLE — As of Sept. 1, Loganville’s ISO rating, a measure of fire safety, went from a 4 to a 2.

The scale is from 5, the worst score, to 1, the best, so it was a significant step forward for the department.

Fire Chief Carl Morrow said the upgrade was due to numerous small changes, like the addition of another truck, equipment modifications and better water flow to hydrants. 

The analysis, which happens about every three years, was done by the Insurance Public Office and examined everything from the 911 call center to the amount of training the firefighters did every year.

The practical effects of this upgrade for citizens will be a decrease in homeowner’s insurance costs.

A home of $200,000 should see a decrease in close to $100 annually in insurance costs.

The City Council meets Thursday.

Andrew Kenneson was a staff writer for The Walton Tribune from 2018-20.

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