One area fire department has received an upgrade in their nation rating.
Despite problems maintaining staffing levels, Bryan Fire Chief, Bruce Siders says his department is now rated among the top 2 percent of fire departments nationwide. Siders told Bryan City Council the Insurance Services Office has changed the Department’s rating from a Class 3 to a Class 2 rating.
Bryan is one of just 1,663 departments rated Class 1 or Class 2 in the country. It had been ranked Class 3 since 1988.