Collins fire rating improves

COLLINS, MS (WDAM) - Home and business owners in Collins could soon seen savings on their insurance premiums.

The city's fire protection classification rating has been decreased from a class-seven to a class-six.

The Mississippi Rating Bureau notified city officials June 30 of the change.

This means homeowners could see a savings of 5 to 15 percent on their premiums, while business owners could see a drop in premiums from 10 to 25 percent.

City fire officials said new equipment and additional training led to the change in classification.

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