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Dispatch centers across the country reported disruptions due to the Microsoft 365 outage, including having to write 911 calls on paper to share with first responders
CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect found in a single content update for Windows hosts
Officials recognized the need to rebuild the site’s infrastructure to handle increased traffic during wildfire season
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Cleveland legislators intend to spend $18M to replace hundreds of radios used by first responders
Use a portable power station to quickly and quietly charge radios, smartphones and power lighting and other devices when other power sources are not available
The Community Connect feature allows citizens to provide critical information to Newburyport firefighters
With Prepared’s technology, iPhone users can share live video during an Emergency SOS call; dispatchers can also share data with first responders while they’re en route
Leveraging emerging technology to enhance firefighter safety
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Officials determined that a firewall, not a cyberattack, prevented 911 calls from going through
Understand vehicle construction to effectively and safely manage EV fires and crashes
DFR provides considerable promise for increased safety, reduced response times and improved de-escalation capabilities for public safety agencies
New satellite missions are based on a growing interest in spotting wildfires and relaying information to fire crews
Clackamas Fire District uses grant funding for training its firefighters and paramedics in various high-stress situations
Cameras using artificial intelligence can help agencies create smarter wildfire response plans
Partnership provides resources to collect aerial imagery of storm-damaged areas
The event seeks to establish a global fire service leadership network dedicated to supporting and strengthening the fire service around the world
Exploring the many ways AI to enhance our organizations
Artificial intelligence will require the fire service to make even more changes than the lithium-ion battery fire response crisis
Proponents claim autonomous trucks are safe and cannot be affected by driver distraction, fatigue and impairment
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Reflecting on the impact of the company’s fire service impact, plus a look to the future
Avive has rapidly built an expansive and diverse customer base, delivering its FDA-approved, award-winning AED technology across all 50 states
Bill, based on concerns about hacking, faces opposition as Chinese-made drones are generally cheaper