FireDispatch.com in the News
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|Davis has discontinued service with FireDispatch.com.
|Yolo County has discontinued service with FireDispatch.com. The City of Davis and UC Davis remain active on FireDispatch..
|The Chino Valley Fire District has discontinued service with FireDispatch.com. For updated information, please visit our Facebook page at Chino Valley Fire District or our website at www.chinovalleyfire.org.
|Fire Dispatch Santa Cruz County feed goes live on Twitter. Santa Cruz Fire incidents are now posted on the FireDsipatchSC Twitter page.
|Task force asks Santa Cruz County Fire Chiefs Association to pay tab for FireDispatch.com website.
Santa Cruz Sentinel article.
|Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1 to cancel FireDispatch.com services effective July 1 due to budget problems.
Emergency information website to cease in Santa Cruz County - Santa Cruz Sentinel
|Chino Hills Independent Fire Goes Live on FireDispatch.com Service. The Chino Valley Independent Fire District (CVIFD) is headquartered in Chino Hills and serves the Chino Valley, which includes the Cities of Chino Hills and Chino. The District is not a City Department, but is a separate political agency with its own elected Board of Directors.
|Fire Dispatch San Mateo County feed goes live on Twitter. San Mateo County Fire incidents are now posted on the FireDsipatchSMC Twitter page.
|University of California Davis Fire Department Goes Live on FireDispatch.com Service. The University of California Davis, City of Davis and Yolo Emergency Communications Agency feeds are combined into a single view to provide regional interoperability among agencies.
|FireDispatch.com releases the FireDispatch.com Radio Console software which is a compact Windows program that displays active incidents and allows you to hear fire radio traffic without having to have a regular web browser and media player open.
|City of Davis Fire Department Goes Live on FireDispatch.com Service. The City of Davis and Yolo Emergency Communications Agency feeds are combined into a single view to provide regional interoperability among agencies.
|YECA - Yolo Emergency Communications Agency Goes Live on FireDispatch.com Service. YECA provides emergency dispatch service for 17 Fire Agencies in Yolo County.
|FireDispatch.com releases specialized software for the Public and Pulbic Safety Agencies including a screen saver and station ordering assistant.
|FireDispatch.com is now viewable from TiVo DVR's.
|City of Palo Alto Fire Department Goes Live on FireDispatch.com Service.
|San Mateo County Firefighters and their high-tech tools are featured on the Tech TV program Tech Live (DSL/Cable or Dial-up).
|San Mateo County and FireDispatch.com win the 2001 Mobile Master Awards for Enterprise Deployments from Mbusiness magazine.
|FDNY World Trade Center Benefit - "A Tribute to America's Heroes" webcast live from the Palace Hotel in San Francisco by FireDispatch.com raises over $500,000.
|Wireless Quote of the Day: Keeping Our Protectors Safe. (Wireless NewsFactor)
|San Mateo County Office of Public Safety Communications Stays in Touch Using Palm Handhelds. (Palm, Inc.)
|FireDispatch.com was selected to make a presentation at the International Association of Fire Chief's (IAFC) conference in New Orleans, LA during the "Mapping the Future of Fire" workshop. Click here for photos.
|Public Safety Tilts toward Wireless by Stephanie Bruzzese. Published in Mbusiness magazine, August 2001 issue. Fast access to data can save lives -- but cost and coverage concerns hinder adoption. Click here to get this article on your PDA or WAP phone now.
|Wireless firefighters: From BlackBerry handheld devices, to dashboard mounted cameras that stream live images of disasters to the Web, firefighters in San Mateo County, California are using everyday technology to fight fires and save lives in ways developers probably never imagined. (CNBC)
|FireDispatch.com is awarded the abc7news.com Site of the Day. "Let's say you're driving home from work and you see smoke in the sky. You know your house isn't on fire, but you wonder what is. Now it's easier than ever to find out. Just go to FireDispatch.com and take a look at all incidents in the Bay Area."
|FireDispatch.com was a HEREontheWEB Featured Site this month! This show played each day on CNET Radio 910 the week of July 30th.
|San Mateo County Public Safety Communications Provides Live Access via PDAs. (Firehouse.com)
|Report From the Future - Innovation to Go by Fara Warner. Published in Fast Company magazine, July 2001 issue. Don't miss the photographs by Debra McClinton in the print version. Click here to get this article on your PDA, e-book, or MP3 player now.
|Sierra Wireless Corporate News and Information, Customer Story Features FireDispatch.com
|County could get $3 million Web site makeover. Supervisors to hear proposal on adding 565 services to site. "FireDispatch.com has become a helpful tool for communicating among all the departments". By T.S. Mills-Faraudo (San Mateo County Times).
|More Coursey: Check out wireless apps in action. Need a site that demonstrates Web-based wireless applications in a way that makes sense? (ZDNet AnchorDesk)
|Wireless Information Devices for Fire Service Applications presented by Battalion Chief Richard Price and Battalion Chief Jim Varner at FDIC-West in Sacramento, CA.
|Fighting Fires Without Wires by Lori Sharn. Published with permission of American Management Systems, Inc., from Catalyst magazine, Spring 2001 issue. Copyright © 2001 by American Management Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
|Fireground video...plus wireless streaming by Battalion Chief Jim Varner as published in Fire Chief magazine. Copyright © 2001 by Intertec Publishing Corporation. All rights reserved.
|Fire website offers view into operations. Dispatching info, radio broadcasts available online. (Redwood City Almanac)
|Firefighter Matthew Smith Memorial Information. "Up-to-the-minute information available on FireDispatch.com."
|San Ramon fire district blazes a trail to online technology. "Agency is among the first to provide Web users with up-to-the-minute details on department emergency calls." (San Ramon Valley Times)
|San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Goes Live on FireDispatch.com Service "On Monday, January 15, 2001, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District began publishing its live incident data on FireDispatch.com."
|FireDispatch.com is awarded the Cool WAP Site of the Day. "I have to admit, that on some days, I get great satisfaction being able to review a site that is new, fresh, and unique, presenting an idea that I would have never thought about before."
|FireDispatch.com Active Incident Screen - This image is a snapshot sample of the main incident screen. (302kb, jpeg)
|Incident Photo - This photo of a San Ramon Valley engine company arriving on the scene of a residential structure fire originally appeared on the site on 1/11/2001. (743kb, jpeg)
|BlackBerry Handheld - This image of a BlackBerry 957 shows a screen from the WAP Active Incident application. (206kb, jpeg)