Firefighting Technology Roundup: Structure Fire Command App, Threat Software Revision

04/11/2012
STRUCTURE FIRE COMMAND APP LAUNCH AT FDIC Firesoft LLC, Galena, Illinois, has launched its inaugural product, iCommand: Structure Fires. Developed by firefighters, the application (app) is designed for Apple's iPad According to Matt Oldenburg, a volunteer firefighter from Galena and one of the system's developers and the CEO and a co-founder of Firesoft LLC, "the tool will bridge the gap between firefighting and technology and bring order to otherwise chaotic and dangerous situations." The app is marketed as a "tool for incident commanders to use on the fireground that will help to reduce line-of-duty deaths and injuries." The app, which can be used by fire departments...

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