RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Fire and EMS agencies using Aladtec Scheduling and Workforce Management software and First Arriving Digital Dashboards can now save time and provide first responders with vivid, big-screen displays for the station that integrate information from both platforms.
When Chaska Fire — which protects some 30,000 residents of their Minneapolis-St. Paul suburb — gets a call for service, Active 911 takes over the display and shows the call information, address, map with driving directions, map with hydrant locations and a Google Street view of the address.
Chaska has one display installed in the locker bay and another in the dispatch office. Others are being added soon in the main office and training room, said Kirsch.
“It gives our members the information they need at a glance. It can be updated from any computer, and the automatic population of data from Aladtec and Active 911 reduces staff time for updating a dry erase board or printed schedules,” he said.