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The Owen County Fire Department’s ISO ratings improved from a Class 8B to a Class 05/5X.
New ISO ratings could mean lower insurance rates

Property owners in Owen County could see lower insurance premiums, thanks to an independent analysis of fire protection released Monday.
The Insurance Service Organization (ISO), recently moved the Owen County Volunteer Fire Department from a Class 8B to Class 05/5X.
Owen County Fire Chief Robb Chaney announced the new rating Monday evening during the department’s monthly business meeting.
The ISO ranks communities every four to five years.