ISO Rating and your Homeowner’s Insurance
The ISO system is used to determine the Fire
Suppression Rating Schedule of your Fire Department it is based on a
scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the best score. This ISO rating schedule
examines many factors relating to your local fire department, focusing
on training, equipment and locations of stations in the community. This
ISO rating is used by your insurance company to determine premiums for
The Quapaw Tribe/EMS currently operates three (3)
stations within Ottawa County. The main station, Station1, is located
on Hwy 69a East of Commerce Oklahoma. Station 2, is located at
Downstream Casino and Resort located at Mile Marker 1 just off
Interstate 44 at the Oklahoma/Missouri State line. Both of these
stations operate 24 hours a day 365 days a year, there is a four person
staff at each station with two EMT-Basics and two Paramedics on duty at
all times. Two ALS ambulances, a 1500gpm pumper and water support
trucks are housed at both Stations. The third station, Station 3 is
located in Wyandotte, OK. This station houses one ALS ambulance staffed
24 hours a day 365 days a year.
The Downstream Station not only covers the casino
but also has an automatic aid agreement in place with the Town of
Commerce, the Town of Quapaw, the Town of Peoria and the Town of
Wyandotte. This is in place to protect the residents of the rural
areas of the Northeastern Ottawa County.
The Departments current ISO rating is a class 3, this rating was earned in March 2008.
The new ISO rating of Class 2 for the district will be effective August 1, 2015, and residents affected by the change are encouraged to check with their
insurer to take advantage of any possible lower rates.