Fire rating improves in Vinton

Jul 22, 2012

The following article was published in the Lakeland Ledger on July 22, 2012:

Fire rating improves in Vinton

By The Associated Press

VINTON, La. – Homeowners in Vinton can expect lower insurance rates after the rating for the town’s fire department was raised.

KPLC reports ( the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana raised the department’s rating to Class 3 from its previous Class 4 on a 10-point scale.

Vinton Fire Chief, Jerry Merchant said ratings are evaluated every five years and in a process that looks at various elements of fire protection.

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