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Buckingham Fire and Rescue Service Station Manager Doug Gruchy talks to BAPCO Journal about a new system that aims to dramatically cut down the time spent on administration work and allow more time to be spent working within the community.
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service has taken delivery of two new high tech mobile incident command vehicles with a new Command Support System to match – and the system is also currently being installed on all of London Fire Brigade’s mobile command vehicles.
The secret behind an efficient ICCS (Integrated Command and Control System) is creating the right combination of knowhow and technology. Together with Fire Minister Parmijt Dhanda, Ann-Marie Knegt was the first to see the technology behind FiReControl at the EADS DS facility in Newport, Wales.
Can integrated and fully accessible CCTV that is immediately available to whosoever needs it be more than just a dream? It certainly can, as Dan Worth finds out.
All the signs point towards mobile data technology becoming even more embedded in the core business of the emergency services during 2008. Carol Jenkins investigates.
The growth in VoIP is presenting a whole new set of challenges for the emergency services, as BAPCO Journal found out recently. Dan Worth reports from The London Fire Brigade Training Centre, the location for the South East Region conference, “What does VoIP offer?”.