During desperate times when municipal budgets are being slashed — service demands are growing like cities — doing more with less has become our new norm during unprecedented times like COVID-19. Fire departments are no different.
On August 4th, the day of the Beirut explosion, 10 brave responders walked into a situation with very little knowledge of the dangers that laid ahead of them, ready to put the wet stuff on the red stuff until it was too late.
All of us watched on December 2, 2016, at approximately 11:20 PM when this horrible fire broke out in a former warehouse converted into an artist collective with living spaces known as Ghost Ship. There isn’t a single city in America that can afford what happened in the City of Oakland California — a $32 million legal settlement.
An Improved ISO Score can have a big impact on your insurance rating and economic risk. Watch this quick video, as Thomas Weber, National Director ISO Community Hazard Mitigation, talks about the challenges you face when pre-planning your fire district.
PDFs are still being used by Fire Crews even though better solutions exist, it’s time for the PDF to retire. That’s right. On June 15, 1993, Adobe first introduced the PDF, a digital file that is used across operating systems, “hassle free”. (Adobe claimed it as a...
Connecting fire inspection data with legacy RMS systems sounds great, but often reduces efficiency and creates unnecessary redundancies.As a Division Chief at the Hall County (GA) Fire Marshal's office, I get asked questions about all the different software we use on...
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