According to a recent report, 1 in 4 Californians lives in a ‘high risk’ wildfire area. After one of the deadliest and most destructive seasons in history, Orange County Fire Authority area officials have submitted approval for a new program aimed to improve wildfire support and minimize response time.
This week "Team DSoft" (DSoft Technology in Colorado Springs and Intterra in Castle Rock) was awarded a two-year sole-source contract by the US Forest Service to develop, test, deliver, and maintain a system to help the Angeles National Forest (ANF) address wildfire risk and response.
Intterra brought together customers, partners, and fire service professionals in San Diego, CA at its inaugural Fire Operations Summit to host presentations and talks about the current state of the service and projections for its future. Continue reading to hear about the key takeaways from the event.
There is a shift in technology use within the fire industry toward analytics due to the potential that data has to improve agency efficiency and decision making. While the fire service community as a whole has not fully transitioned operational protocol to incorporate the use of data analytics technology, it is a popular topic of discussion. This blog discusses the waves of industry technology use throughout history, the potential for growth towards operational usage of analytics, and what’s in store for the future of analytics throughout the fire service community.
Intterra attended Fire Rescue International 2018 and discussed real-time data use and technological innovation in the fire service community. Continue reading to hear about the key takeaways from the event.
Intterra is in an exciting time of growth. Over the past few months, Intterra has changed their logo, updated software, and added new faces to the team.
The Fire Data Lab isdedicated to accelerating the use of data-driven decision making in the fire service throughout the United States. Created as a partnership between the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA), multiple Public Safety Organizations (PSOs), and Intterra, the Fire Data Lab (FDL) facilitates the sharing of data among participating agencies. The goal is to improve fire service outcomes by revealing opportunities to do things like shorten call response times, or better allocate resources. Using science and data for better planning and decision making means fire agency leadership has a better foundation to build toward better results. Read on for more detail about how you can bring data science into your operation.