Fire Protection Class Rating
Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue is proud to offer our citizens the best possible services. Our current fire protection rating by the Washington Survey & Rating Bureau is as follows:
- 4 – Inside the city limits of Kelso.
- 6 – Outside the city limits of Kelso, within 5 miles of a fire station and a fire hydrant is within 1000′ of the home.
- 7 – Outside the city limits of Kelso, within 5 miles of a fire station but without a fire hydrant within 1000′ of the home.
- 9A – Outside the city limits of Kelso, greater than 5 miles from a fire station, but within the fire district’s boundries.
- 10 – Outside of the fire district’s jurisdiction (no fire protection)
For more information about the rating system, please review this explanation from the WSRB.