At last, spring is here…warmer temps, baseball, more outdoor fire training (every day is a training day, right?) and of course, the latest news from the Emergency Reporting team. It’s been a busy couple of months since our last update, so let’s jump right in! Making Property and Content Loss Required for 100 Series Incidents […]
Whether your department needs to map hydrant locations for emergencies or just for routine tracking and maintenance, the Hydrant Module is a handy tool for first responders. This module features easy monitoring of maintenance records, flow test data, and manufacturer information. It also includes powerful automation in the form of a Bulk Operations tool that makes fast, […]
“Before Emergency Reporting, we were like a typical fire department and using a lot of books and binders. Being able to manage information, do inspections and do inventory – and not have to fill out paperwork that needs to be transcribed – has allowed us to manage much more effectively for the last five years. It’s […]
In 2018, the United States Fire Act Grant Program administered by FEMA awarded 700 million dollars of funding to a mix of volunteer and career fire departments and EMS agencies. Since the program began in 2001, the majority of fire grant funding has been used by fire departments to purchase firefighting equipment, personal protective equipment, and apparatus. […]
Hello everyone! I hope this blog finds you and your department well. With 2019 well underway, our team continues to make ER even better. In addition to dozens of fine-tuning adjustments under the hood, below are some highlights to keep you up-to-date and getting the most out of ER. New Feature Request Platform We’ve moved […]
Hi, I’m Katie, and I’m part of Emergency Reporting’s Customer Support team. I’ve started a series of blog posts to help you, our awesome customers, take advantage of the knowledge and information available about the ER system. If you missed the first installment, I showed you how to access the online Support Center. Let’s recap and […]
This past year, the most destructive wildfires in California history burned through more than 1.8 million acres of land. While thousands of brave firefighters and first responders risked their lives to fight these wildfires, there were also many people working hard behind the scenes. Keith Weber, geographic information system director at Idaho State University, was […]
Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR), serving the largest city in Thomas County, Georgia, shared some impressive facts in their 2018 Four Year Report. TFR is a member of the Emergency Reporting (ER) family and we wanted to highlight their achievements and discuss how a Community Risk Reduction Plan can help any department make an impact on […]
Did you know that switching to Emergency Reporting (ER) can help improve your Fire Department’s ISO rating? Currently, more than 454,000 first responders are taking advantage of ER’s Fire and EMS records management and reporting software, including Beaver Lake Fire Department (BLFD) in Rogers, Arkansas.
At Emergency Reporting, we’re proud to provide our services to the 4,400+ volunteer and mostly volunteer departments that use ER. We recently wrote a [case study] focusing on one of our volunteer agency customers, Lower Merion Fire Department in Ardmore, PA, which is comprised of seven volunteer fire companies and a fire prevention/codes enforcement office.
The ER system has some extremely powerful (but maybe not as well known) reports that can help you tell your department’s story in meaningful ways to decision makers. We’ve enlisted help from our boots on the ground, the Training and Sales teams, to share the reports they love. We think you’ll find them valuable too. […]