What is the city's ISO Public Protection Classification?
The City of Oldsmar has received a Class 3 Public Protection Classification from the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO). This puts the city's fire suppression capabilities in the top 3% of all fire service agencies nationally. The ISO utilizes its Fire Suppression Grading Schedule to examine 3 major features of a community's ability to provide fire suppression services, including fire alarm and communications capabilities; Fire Department staffing and equipment; and the water supply system, including water storage, pumps, mains, and hydrants.

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1. How do I report an emergency where I need the Fire Department, an ambulance, or the Sheriff’s Department?
2. When a call is made to 911, how long before emergency help arrives?
3. If Oldsmar Fire Rescue units are on a call and another 911 call is received, who responds?
4. Why do an Oldsmar fire truck and a Sunstar ambulance respond to medical calls?
5. When I was transported to the hospital, why wasn't I taken to the hospital of my choice?
6. How do the firefighters know when they have an emergency call?
7. How many people work for the City of Oldsmar Fire Rescue?
8. What type of education or certification is needed to become an Oldsmar firefighter?
9. Does the fire department have any volunteer firefighting opportunities?
10. Is it possible to get a tour of the fire station and see the fire trucks?
11. Will you inspect my fire extinguisher?
12. Does the Fire Department offer any public education courses such as CPR?
13. Do you inspect the installation of baby car safety seats?
14. Does the Fire Department do home fire safety inspections?
15. What is the city's ISO Public Protection Classification?