Fire Rating Upgrade
March 10, 2022
The Ouachita Parish Fire Department is proud to announce that its fire rating has been upgraded from a Class “4” to a Class “3”. This upgrade is expected to reduce the cost of insurance in Ouachita Parish, outside the city limits of Monroe and West Monroe. The new rating takes effect March 4, 2022. The Property Insurance Association of Louisiana (PIAL) recently notified Fire Chief Patrick Hemphill of the upgraded rating that resulted from a survey of the OPFD completed in 2021. The PIAL’s “public fire protection survey” is an in-depth evaluation of all fire department capabili...
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