– Fire Investigate Software by APX

A Digital Revolution For Fire Departments

To see SmartINVESTIGATE in action:

Advanced Mobile Data Collection

SmartInvestigate allows for quick and seamless data collection in the field from your iPad or iPhone, making users more efficient by removing duplicate data entry and saving investigation findings to the secure APX server.

Autogenerated Investigations Reports

SmartInvestigate automatically generates investigation reports in PDF format for all closed investigations. Reports are saved to the APX server, and are accessible to Admin users for back-up, for reporting, or for use in any legal proceedings.

Investigation Dashboards

View data-rich dashboards on the numbers of open/closed investigations, fire types, and suspected causes in your response area, or get statistics on the number/nature of investigations completed by each investigator.


NFPA 921 Standardized

Guides personnel through a thorough NFPA 921 checklist report of items that must be captured after any incident


NFIRS Incident Reporting

Capture incidents reports is now a breeze, real-time information for state NFIRS mandatory reporting requirements.

Streamlines Data Collection

Capture images, text and witness statements in seconds with a simple tablet or smartphone

Reduces Risk and Liability

Good record keeping is good fire department hygiene. Confidence that all your bases have been covered when public queries are requested

Investigations Map Filters

Filter the map based on fire type, date, or suspected cause, making it easier to identify any incident trends or patterns

Information Available Instantly

Collected  information in the field, and the incident/investigation report, will be on the desk(top) in seconds

Easy Integrations

APX Data easily integrates with your current Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD)


APX’s CityScape Suite


APX’s CityScape Suite allows firefighters to reduce risk to themselves and their communities by quickly and easily creating image-rich, shareable and interactive building and onsite data records.

APX Data Fire Pre-plans Inspections

“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

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Complete your fire investigations from your phone

SmartInvestigate, APX Data’s fire investigation software,  makes it easy and efficient for fire departments to launch, organize and close NFA compliant investigations from their phones or tablets.

Streamlined data collection

SmartInvestigate makes data collection easy and efficient. The app will guide you through the NFPA 921 checklist to ensure you capture the right details. Use the drawing and text editing tools to record your observations, highlight evidence and clearly communicate your findings. Once you close your investigation, SmartInvestigate auto-generates a report for use in any legal proceedings and stores it on the secure APX Data server.

Beginning to end oversight

The SmartInvestigate app gives you oversight into all fire investigation activities. The data-rich dashboard provides insight into open/closed investigations, fire types, and suspected causes in your response area. All changes to open investigations are logged by the system, tracking who did what for any audit purposes. You can even assign or close investigations from your phone.


Last Updated on March 4, 2023