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Epic 3 Radio Interface Voice Communication System allows communications between on-scene firefighters and incident commanders, remote dispatchers and other radio users ...
By Paige Jones The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. — The Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services received roughly $500,000 in federal funding to purchase ...
Factors that contributed to their deaths included heavy winds, personnel accountability and communication problems ...
Next Generation 911 combines mission-critical public-safety information and leading-edge technology to improve fire, EMS, and police emergency response. ...
They are the mortar that holds emergency response together, and knowing how to work with dispatch will boost firefighter effectiveness and safety. ...
Officials said the situation will be corrected when the county 911 system is fixed ...
They were commended for firefighting improvements, but 13 agencies providing fire protection to the backcountry have not entered into agreements ...
The fire chief said that it could compromise public safety and cost fire departments millions of dollars in grants ...
Jennifer Green submitted her resignation after criticism following the Metro smoke incident in January ...
The move lifts an earlier suspension of the $156.6 million grant for a new interoperable communication system. ...
Firefighters were told to stay in station unless a fire was reported during the outage that lasted from 1 to 7 p.m. ...
Same virus that attacked a nearby police department, which encrypted data and demanded a ransom to provide the decryption key ...
Issues in the Yarnell Hill Fire included not being able to locate one another; FLASH can track fire locations and command units ...
Adam Perrelli, 36, admitted that he made the radio calls in December 2013 and January 2014 that interfered with fire and ambulance dispatching ...
The firefighter union said that the towers' radio frequency emissions would pose health hazards to them and neighboring residents ...
Firefighters on the dark, ice-coated bridge didn't seem to know where Scott Tanksley was until he was spotted face-down on a road 56 feet below them ...
Crews were hampered by problems with the 911 and radio systems; officials want improved coordination and communication ...
Despite the fire chiefs' opposition, the measure was approved. ...
Here's a look under the hood at Next Generation 911 and how one department has implemented it. ...
The order comes in the wake of the deadly smoke incident aboard a Metro train last month ...