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Washington Township Fire Department Gets Coveted Insurance Rating

Washington Township's fire department has been awarded another distinction, and this one could save property owners some cash.

Insurance Services Offices, a private, New Jersey-based company that evaluates fire departments through its public protection classification system, this month bumped the township to the top rung of a 10-point scale.

The top ISO rating, along with accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International, is held by just three other departments in the state--the cities of Stow and Toledo and Colerain Township near Cincinnati. 

Nationwide, just 57 of more than 30,000 fire departments are both ISO-1 rated and accredited. To read more, click here. 

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