First-Responder Alliance Inc. Releases App for Firefighters

09/12/2011
John Reilly, Deputy Chief, Mountain Lakes Volunteer Fire Department of New Jersey, and President, First-Responder Alliance Inc., has developed an App at Google exclusively for firefighters. The app has been mentioned on Google’s official blog site. First-Responders web-based application captures pre-planning icons, layers, and photos using Google Maps. Personnel staffing levels (particularly important for volunteer departments) are monitored 24/7 using Google Latitude, and members that don't own smartphones can mark themselves as "unavailable" with a simple phone call. Once an alert is received as an email or text message, Responders can confirm their response intent via pho...

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