Store Propane Tanks Outside

propane tankFrom the Iowa State Fire Marshal Division

Fire safety Tip: Always store propane tanks outside of buildings or garages. Vapors leaked indoors can be easily ignited by pilot lights or electrical equipment, causing an explosion.

Nationally, propane-related grilling accidents cause more than 6,000 fires and explosions annually, resulting in 20,000 ER visits and 20 deaths.

Iowa Arson Hotline

14312816_sThe Iowa FAIR Plan Association provides all funds needed to maintain the Iowa Arson Hotline (1-800-532-1459).  We also fund awards based on recommendations from the Iowa State Fire Marshal. The rewards are for information that helps in the resolution of suspected arson cases.

We also fund awards based on recommendations from the Iowa State Fire Marshal. The awards are for information that helps in the resolution of suspected arson cases.

For more information about the Iowa State Fire Marshal click here.

Did You Know?….the Arson Hotline

The Iowa FAIR Plan provides the financial support for the Arson Hotline (1-800-532-1459) and the reward program. This information goes to the Arson and Explosives Bureau to help in the resolution of suspected arson cases. You can learn more about the State Fire Marshal Division by clicking here.

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Conroy Named Executive Director

Conroy 2013The Governing Committee of the Iowa FAIR Plan has named Robert D. Conroy, CPCU, CIC to the Executive Director position effective January 7, 2013.

Mr. Conroy is an experienced insurance executive with many years of experience as an insurance professional. His extensive insurance experience includes diverse positions that include agent, broker, sales manager, information technology manager as well as several executive positions in the Home Office of a national insurance carrier.  He has been published in several insurance journals, been a keynote speaker at many industry events, and earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation as well as the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

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