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2012-04-05 23:00:49

FireWhat attended the Oreilly 2012 Where Conference, and announced their new suite of products designed to keep people informed with up to the minute information about wildfires. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 FireWhat Inc., a small startup in Dunsmuir, CA, operates a website, firewhat.com, that maps and tracks wildfires. From coast to coast, those living near a current burning wildfire can monitor the situation. Weather affecting the fire can be monitored, as can local terrain...

2012-03-27 23:02:25

Where 2.0 is a world-renowned meeting of the minds focusing on location-based technology lead by O´Reilly Media. FireWhat Inc. has been invited to join the discussion. The staff will be presenting to the industry on their ideas to modernize the fire service. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 O´Reilly Media is hosting its sixth annual Where Conference April 2-4 in San Francisco, CA. The conference focuses on the growing business of leveraging the location awareness due...

2012-02-22 15:00:00

The FireWhat App collaborates with NASA and Weather Underground to bring critical, accurate, current information about wildfires to those who need it most. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Every year, much of the arid western United States goes up in smoke. Houses, property, and lives are lost in this deadly force of nature. Some 83 million people live in the ten states that receive the most wildfire activity, and millions of dollars are spent fighting fire annually, especially as...

2012-02-09 14:00:00

Students from around the state signing up in brand new fully-accredited program from FireWhat Inc. FireWhat has now added Basic Pump Operations in its schedule. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 FireWhat Inc., a Dunsmuir, CA start-up, has added in-house training to its already deep well of firefighting resources. Classes are taught in conjunction with the College of the Siskiyous, and students will receive fully accredited certifications and college credit. The course offerings are...

2011-11-23 14:00:00

Want a summer job that can turn into a career? FireWhat Inc. provides job descriptions, hiring information for aspiring firefighters Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Interested in becoming a firefighter? Got what it takes? FireWhat Inc. has the job search tools to start a career. Cal-Fire opened its seasonal positions for the 2012 wildfire season. The job postings will be held open for application until January 31, at which point interviews begin. Cal-Fire employs some 4000...

2011-11-23 13:00:00

Summerâs over, but firefighters need to stay focused for next yearâs wildland season. FireWhat offers tips to stay in peak condition through the winter. Stay on top of current fire events, stay in shape, and take as many firefighter classes as possible. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 FireWhat, a complete online firefighter training and information resource, lists three major points for firefighters to follow to start next year in the best possible...

2011-11-23 13:00:00

Members of Californiaâs finest keep training up, preparing for the worst Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Dunsmuir, CA is a town of 1,600 at the base of Mt. Shasta, in northern California. FireWhat Inc., located in this small town, is working with the College of the Siskiyous in nearby Weed to boost the training provided to local fire departments. The Dunsmuir fire department has been continuously run since 1897, and averages over four hundred calls a year. Technology,...

2011-11-19 14:00:00

Firefighters now have accurate, current information as they drive to the Caughlin Fire, using the FireWhat App. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 The Caughlin fire began around 12:32 am Thursday night, just southwest of Reno, NV. During the course of the day, the blaze grew to an astounding 2000 acres. 9,500 people have had to flee from their homes to safety. Over twenty-five structures have been consumed by the inferno, and one person has died. Over 450 firefighters have responded...

2011-11-18 18:55:00

The industry's most famous production company comes to Siskiyou County, brought by FireWhat Inc. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Waking up this morning in Siskiyou County, California, folks saw nothing but grey, low skies and that which you have to just love to live in the Cascade region: Rain. This author lives in Dunsmuir, CA, lying roughly at an elevation of 2,200 feet above sea level. However, ten minutes to the north, majestic Mt. Shasta rises to over 14,000. The meaning?...

2011-11-09 18:30:00

Seventy firefighters from around the state come together for invaluable auto extrication training, led by Holmatro-FS3. FireWhat was able to watch, learn, and record. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 FireWhat was on-scene as seventy firefighters from around the state of California were trained in the exciting but dangerous work of auto extrication, pulling dummies out of all kinds of simulated car wrecks. From the âœsimple,â single-car scenario...


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