Pre-incident planning software

Capture data and create pre-plans up to 10x faster with APX, while eliminating redundancy when creating pre-plans and improving quality.

View, share, and make sense of all your pre-plan data at the touch of a button with APX, which makes pre-plans available for use the instant they’re created

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Collect better fire pre-planning data

Real-time easy-to-use technology

APX software is an easy to use fire pre-plan software that harnesses the power of integration – one step and you’re done in the field. Speed up the data collection and creation of tactical pre-incident plans by doing more in less time. APX improves the quality and quantity of your pre-plans and helps you keep your communities and firefighters safer, while also helping you become compliant. APX: Affordable software that makes a significant and positive impact at fire departments of any size. 

Share information

Mobile applications provide rapid and easy access to fire pre-plans, shareable with other first responders regardless of branch or station, on any device, including iOS, Android, or Windows device. 

With APX, there’s no more rifling through filing cabinets or quickly scanning cumbersome PDFs for relevant information. Fire departments and other emergency services personnel can view or share all pre-plan data and information acquired in SmartCapture – including fire hydrant and FDC locations, building layout and floor plans, lock box location, building occupancy, emergency exists, hazmat locations or on-site photos – with a simple tap. It’s that easy.


View or share fire pre-plans as easily as a tap on your mobile screen.

Intuitive interface: Swipe through images, pinch to zoom for more detail, and quickly find vital pre-plan information through an easy-to-use interface

Easy navigation: Quickly find all your pre-planned buildings on a map, while users can navigate the app by section headings or by tapping on annotation icons

Image annotation, all images can be overlaid with NFPA 1620 standard icons (or your own icons), and can link to other data within or outside the pre-plan, allowing first responders to determine what’s important at a glance

Offline functionality: Collect data in remote locations with the confidence that when connectivity is re-established, all data in SmartCapture automatically syncs to the cloud

Automatically calculates the building area for a selected address, along with fire flow requirements, based on National Fire Academy (NFA) requirements.

Secured Access removing the need to manage multiple log-ins.

Accessible from any device such as iOS, Android, and Windows environments — guaranteeing ease-of-access to any designated user

What our customer said

Marco Island Fire-Rescue Department, FL

Nebraska State Fire Marshal

Kearney Volunteer Fire Department, NE

South Sioux City Fire Department, NE

Johns Greek, GA

We were able to show 100% of our completed up to date inspections and pre-plans…

With the new Smart Mobile CityScape solution from APX, Hall County Fire Services just went through an ISO audit and for the first time in the department’s history, we were able to show 100% of our completed up to date inspections and pre-plans.

Chief Chris Armstrong

Hall County, Georgia, United States

APX has helped us decrease the risk to our firefighters…

We moved to APX smart mobile technology which has allowed us to easily capture and enter the information and provide department members immediate access to digital pre-plans. As a result, APX has helped us decrease the risk to our firefighters and heighten preparedness with ease and cost efficiency.

Fire Chief Tracey Kujawa

Wausau Fire Department, Wisconsin, United States

The data we collect will prove invaluable when responding to critical incidents…

During our 3-month pilot, our members learned how quick and easy it was to capture valuable, NFPA compliant pre-incident plans. The data we collect will prove invaluable when responding to critical incidents. The capability of this software will enhance our preparedness and assist in keeping our community safe.

Fire Chief Kim Ayotte

Ottawa Fire Service, Ontario, Canada

Customizable Products

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Incident response map

Provide information on virtually all buildings in your response area, encompassing details such as building size, location, type, nearest hydrant specifics, and more.

Every Structure

Dispatch Notifications

Share information

Hydrants information

Pre-plans and inspection reports

Incident response map

Pre-incident planning

Gather data and instantly develop a fire pre-plan using your mobile device, regardless of your location, with immediate access to pre-plans upon creation.

Real-time, easy to use

Image capture and annotation

Offline functionality

Customizable forms and fields

Improve situational awareness

Pre-incident planning


Inspectors can complete activities on-site using a mobile device, eliminating the need to return to the station to finish reports.

Complete Inspections On-Site

Manage inspections and schedules

Track activities

Enforce compliance

Permits and Invoicing



Efficiently collect field data with a mobile device, removing redundancy and securely saving findings. Auto-generated PDF reports for closed investigations are available to Admin users. Access dashboards showing open/closed investigations, fire types, causes, and investigator statistics.

Data collection in the field

Autogenerated Reports

NFPA 921 Compliant

Investigation Dashboards


NFIRS Reporting

Simplifies NFIRS reporting, replacing complex software with an easy, form-based input. Enjoy a seamless user experience, submit reports anytime, anywhere, and on any device. With full NFIRS 5.0 compliance and USFA vendor approval, ensure top-quality reports.

Field and Form level validation

Smart mobile platform

Automatic compliance updates

Statistical incident reporting

NFIRS Reporting

Community Outreach

A dedicated solution designed for fire safety to efficiently manage events and activities within your community. This user-friendly platform enables the seamless organization and coordination of community initiatives, fostering stronger connections and promoting public safety awareness.

Track activities

Community engagement

Extend fire prevention efforts

Produce reports

Community Outreach

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Feature Rich Fire Pre-plan Software

Mobile Based

Full Customization

World Class Support

User Community

Frequently Asked Questions

APX Data offers fire pre-plan software that allows users to quickly and accurately create tactical pre-incident plans for firefighting operations. The software is designed to be powerful and easy-to-use, saving time and improving the quality of fire pre-planning data.

SmartCapture and SmartView are complementary components of APX Data’s fire pre-plan software. SmartCapture is used for data collection and creation of pre-incident plans, while SmartView enables the viewing and sharing of those plans. Together, they provide a seamless workflow for efficient and effective fire pre-planning.

Pre-incident planning software

Working hand-in-hand with firefighters and academia, APX has developed a suite of easy to use, user-driven fire pre-planning and inspection solutions that help firefighters reduce risk and save lives by providing real-time access to accurate data or information at times of emergency.