I've been a firefighter for just over a year in a small town. Not having a lot of experience, I'm wondering why do we vent roofs with a 16" or 18" chainsaw with a chain guard, instead of using a…Continue
"Just got back from the "brothers for flight 93" memorial ride to the crash site. AWESOME!!!!! 25O MILES across Pa wreath service at site and door prizes, raffles, great food, friends. If you cant ride, please donate."
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"The department I used to work for was a combination department comprised of about 60 personnel. We used IAR. We did the trial and liked it. We used it for more than just response. It was completely customizable (at the time) and allowed us to set…"
"We have been using for a few months now and we like it, it is nice to come in to the station and see who else is coming so we dont leave without a full truck and then we met someone comin up the road."
"We use the I Am Responding system in my fire house. I LOVE IT. We have 2 monitors evenly spaced in front of the apparatus and another in the comm. office. Someone previously posted that they don't want their FFs using their phones while…"
"We used it for the trial period and discontinued it. It just wasn't working well for our operation. The few times everyone used it the way it was designed it worked great. We just couldn't justify the expense vs. the benefit."
"We have two monitors in our truck bay. One in between the Engine and Rescue and one in between the Rescue and Ladder. I'm not sure how hard it was to hook up. The one guy who belongs to our dept is a wizz with computers, so he did everything…"
"We have been using it for about a year. IT IS a very good system... depending on your call volume.... we have about 80 calls a year, so there are times when we go without any calls and then the guys forget to use it. There are other great features…"
"We have been using it for over a year for our combination department. Very effective and relatively easy to use. Our volunteers all sign up for on-call status and it tracks it very well with the monitors showing who is on call. You can access it…"