Fire Chief » Dispatch http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:25:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 LAFD divides city into 4 bureaus to improve response times http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/12/lafd-divides-city-into-4-bureaus-to-improve-response-times/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/12/lafd-divides-city-into-4-bureaus-to-improve-response-times/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:46:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/12/lafd-divides-city-into-4-bureaus-to-improve-response-times/
It is designed to place one official in charge of a region to incorporate its unique geographical or logistical challenges into improving response times
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Mayor: Dispatching firefighters across municipal lines beneficial http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/mayor-dispatching-firefighters-across-municipal-lines-beneficial/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/mayor-dispatching-firefighters-across-municipal-lines-beneficial/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:35:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/06/mayor-dispatching-firefighters-across-municipal-lines-beneficial/
Mayor Paul Soglin said the protection provides higher quality service with equivalent or better response times
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Is San Francisco’s EMS, 911 systems stressed to breaking point? http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/is-san-franciscos-ems-911-systems-stressed-to-breaking-point/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/is-san-franciscos-ems-911-systems-stressed-to-breaking-point/#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:02:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/13/is-san-franciscos-ems-911-systems-stressed-to-breaking-point/
Troubled dispatch technology, staff shortages, lack of ambulances and increased call volume weighing on the system
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How high tech improves fire, EMS dispatch http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/how-high-tech-improves-fire-ems-dispatch/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/how-high-tech-improves-fire-ems-dispatch/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:36:06 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/07/how-high-tech-improves-fire-ems-dispatch/
Streamlining 911 dispatch equipment helps dispatchers manage their increasing and more complex workload
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Mo. fire chiefs unsure about joining consolidated dispatch http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/21/mo-fire-chiefs-unsure-joining-consolidated-dispatch/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/21/mo-fire-chiefs-unsure-joining-consolidated-dispatch/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:02:53 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1390
Some report having communication problems with the central dispatch, while the police chief expects most agencies will join.
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Report: 5 D.C. firefighters knew about stricken man http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/12/report-5-d-c-firefighters-knew-stricken-man/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/02/12/report-5-d-c-firefighters-knew-stricken-man/#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 01:03:50 +0000 http://www.firechiefnation.com/?p=174
The investigative report recommends discipline for the five firefighters and four 911 dispatch employees who sent the ambulance to the wrong address.
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