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2013-08-29 23:19:16

Boone County (MO) Fire Protection District (BCFPD) has begun utilizing new mobile technology that locates and dispatches its volunteer firefighters and EMTs to nearby incidents in order to reduce fire department response times. The system, developed by NowForce, locates and dispatches nearby potential responders, thereby shortening the time between when a 9-1-1 call is placed and when a fire/rescue unit arrives. Columbia, MO and Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Closest available...

2013-08-15 08:35:48

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Fire Rescue International 2013, Omnilert announced more fire departments that have recently implemented Amerilert First Responder to improve reliability of dispatching and shorten response times to emergencies. Personal demonstrations of the SMS text message dispatch service can be seen in booth #4541 at IAFC's Annual Conference and Expo, FRI 2013, in Chicago from August 16-17. Visitors can also enter a chance to win an instant grant of Amerilert...

2013-08-13 08:33:58

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As students head back to school, two of Ohio's most influential education organizations are leading an initiative to make Ohio schools safer, supporting a cloud-based emergency preparedness system that speeds response time, potentially saving lives. The proven technology enables first responders to access critical information--such as floor plans, campus maps, live video feeds and emergency protocols--via any Internet-enabled device, including...

2013-08-01 23:00:32

911 Signal USA has released its updated 2013 State-by-State-Guide to Emergency Vehicle Lights Jupiter, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 911 Signal USA has just released its updated 2013 State-by-State Guide to Emergency Vehicle Lighting that is ideal for fleet managers, but also contains vital information for all emergency first responder vehicles. This interactive guide will allow any emergency vehicle driver to quickly and easily find the correct color choices for police lights in...

2013-07-23 23:01:33

Key Features Include Accident Checklist, GPS Locator, “Mi Ley” Emergency Contact Info and Vital Medical Info LONGVIEW, TX & HOUSTON (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm (The Sloan Firm, http://www.SloanFirm.com) has introduced its Texas Lesiones App (http://www.TexasLesionesApp.com). The Texas Lesiones App is a Spanish language version of its free safety, accident and injury mobile app (http://www.texasinjuryapp.com) for iOS and Android smartphone and...

2013-07-12 23:36:27

Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. acquires the social networking site for firefighters called 360Fire.com. It's the third acquisition for the company and increases their following of First Responders. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has acquired the social networking site http://www.360fire.com. This is the 3rd acquisition for Bright Mountain Holdings. The acquisition is part of a strategic plan for the company to increase its following of First...

2013-07-09 08:28:42

RD Legal Funding Provides Financing for Zadroga Claimants Too Ill to Wait Until 2016 CRESSKILL, N.J., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- September 11(th) First Responders are being urged to register by October 13, 2013 for Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) benefits, in light of the recent Mount Sinai study that revealed their cancer rates are 15 percent higher than the general population. Meanwhile, registered Zadroga claimants who have received the first installment of their VCF settlement...

2013-07-08 12:20:11

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 149 local emergency responders received hands-on training in June in responding to rail-related hazardous materials incidents. BASF and Norfolk Southern Railway sponsored the training at the NS Pomona Yard in Greensboro, N.C. Both Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) and BASF consider emergency preparedness education an essential element of responsible corporate citizenship and sustainable business growth. Greensboro, High Point,...

2013-07-05 16:22:25

Teamsters Give Private Company 10 Days to Avert a Crisis BUFFALO, N.Y., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of the emergency medical technicians and paramedics working for Rural/Metro medical services voted to reject the company's final contract offer on July 3. Today, Teamsters Local 375, in Buffalo, delivered the required 10-day notice of their intent to strike the private company, if progress isn't made to fix a system where first responders are paid below the city...

2013-07-02 12:27:21

First Professional Sports League to Create an Online Verification Ticketing Program SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GovX, the leading online military and government discount shopping destination for U.S. Armed Forces and government agency personnel, today announced a partnership with MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, to launch an online verification ticketing service for members of the U.S. Military and government...