From checking hydrants to improving emergency communications, City of Wharton officials are doing what it takes to lower the area's fire insurance premuims. The area's Insurance Service office ratings has improved significantly, this year dropping from a class 6 to a class4. The rating is a number based on the community's ability to provide adequate fire protection.The ISO's Protection Dept. based in Austin,said the City should be proud of its accomplishment .The public will see benefits in what they're paying. Good Job!