Squatters in abandoned homes causing structure fires

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The Beckley Fire Department uses a system called Active 911. The smart phone app sends information about the calls to fire fighter’s phones and provides a map highlighting special hazards, such as abandoned homes.

“So if the call comes in for a known abandoned house, anybody that looks at that call can see that information, know exactly what we’re going into at that time, so that we can be better prepared to respond to that particular situation,” said Lanna.

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West Brow Fire Department Volunteers Use Active911

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According to Coddington, there are about 24 volunteers at West Brow, and this volunteer network is made up of a conglomerate of EMRs, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), firefighters, nurses, paramedics, and police.

Dispatchers communicate with volunteers through an app called Active911. On this app, volunteers receive calls and alert each other as to who is responding. Officers can also send alerts to make sure volunteers are aware of potential dangers such as tornadoes.

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Mountain Home Fire Department using app to save valuable time

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – It’s called the Active 911 app, and the Mountain Home Fire Department uses it on their phones or iPads for a number of different reasons.​

Mountain Home Fire Captain Kris Quick said, “You can have your hydrants. You can have pre-plans of buildings. You can have Knox Box locations, which is a key that we can access a business if they have a fire alarm or something.”

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UT Dallas student-led emergency response team reducing 911 response times for on-campus injuries

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Any time a 911 call is made from campus to the city’s dispatch system, the fire department is notified as well as the UEMR team through an app called Active 911. However, student EMTs will likely be the first group to respond to the scene of an accident on campus and can attempt to remedy a situation through basic life-support measures before fire department intervention is needed.

“What [the UEMR team]is totally doing is putting medical personnel at the patient’s side much faster, which is a huge benefit for the patient,” Poovey said.

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Close Calls: Fireball Blows Over Heads of Exiting Crews

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Billy Goldfeder examines how exterior command officers’ call for defensive ops helped save firefighters during a complex fire.

As the captain on the first-due engine, I identified numerous hydrants on the block using our Active911 System technology, and at that time Battalion 62 (Hawk) advised of the working fire. I told my driver to pull past the house on the Alpha/Bravo corner, as I knew that based on the size of the house, I would be choosing 400 feet of 1¾-inch dead load line, and I wanted to leave room for the truck companies.

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FL Fire Dept. Uses New Technology to Improve Response Efficiency

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Mella wanted to provide the Fire Rescue Department with a fast and intuitive touch screen system like the Mondopad, but didn’t need the video conferencing feature. He learned about the Big Touch, a large tablet-like device featuring a fast Intel Core i7 processor running Windows 10 that would allow the fire department to run any applications and pull up multiple layers of information quickly. And, now available with Android hardware, also allowed them to seamlessly run the Active 911 system.

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Benton Twp. fire trucks get technology boost

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In addition to adding three laptops to the fleet of trucks, the laptops will use a software service called Active 911.

Superintendent Kelli Nelson said the service would help route calls and information from Berrien County dispatch to firefighters. The service includes live GPS mapping, a log of fire hydrant locations, and the recording capabilities of time of arrival and who was present at the scene of a fire.

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