Barrington Gets Better Fire Rating After Agency Split

Barrington Gets Better Fire Rating After Agency Split

An imminent upgrade of Barrington’s fire insurance rating is being hailed by village officials as validation of their fire department’s realignment after the Jan. 1 split from the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District. Effective Aug. 1, the Insurance Services Office will upgrade the village’s public protection classification from a 4 to a 2 — putting it in the top 1.5 percent of all fire departments in the U.S., according to the...

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

William Balling served as Acting Fire Chief and conducted a department assessment. WRB,LLC assembled a team of professionals following the retirement of the Elk Grove Fire Chief tasked by the Village to conduct a full operational assessment, and long term planning strategy for the Fire Department. William Balling also served as the Acting Fire Chief during the assessment and was able to drive organizational change and facilitate the selection...

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Village of Lombard, Illinois

Village of Lombard, Illinois

William Balling, WRB, LLC Managing Director served as Interim Fire Chief and conducted a department assessment. WRB,LLC was called upon to conduct a comprehensive operational assessment of the Lombard Fire Department, to assist in the selection of a permanent Fire Chief, and to  do so while serving as Interim Fire Chief. The operational assessment focused on  all aspects of the operations and associates specialized in fire management and human...

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