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5 Steps to Affordably Grow into a New Fire Station Alerting System

About the Affordability Guide Fire departments and dispatch centers across the country have been faced with the ongoing challenge of doing more with less. Departments are confronting persistent financial challenges, such as a limited budget, while call volumes are increasing and the need to deliver dispatch, fire, and EMS services has become even more essential. […]

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2020 Fire Station Alerting Trends Report

About the 2020 Trends Report Your community’s fire station alerting system is the foundation for executing safe, smart, and reliable emergency response. Throughout this report, we unpack some key trends to consider such as system reliability, situational awareness, and how the concept of “embrace don’t replace” is crucial in keeping our communities and first-responders safe. […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Selecting a Fire Station Alerting System

About the eBook Your fire department alerting system plays a vital role in your overall response process, and its functionality should be tailored to your department. Additionally, first responder technology that is modernized and highly configurable helps save more lives, decrease response times & improve your community’s ISO fire rating. Whatever your objective—replacing or upgrading […]

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Empowering the Modern Mobile First Responder

About the Solution Brief The nature of responding to emergencies is such that first responders have always been a workforce on the go. And whether they are in-station or on-call when an incident occurs, first responders need accurate and timely incident information. This can mean the difference between saving lives and tragedy. In addition to […]

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Systems and Data Integration in Public Safety

About the Case Study It’s an all too common problem. Public safety information systems do not produce needed results due to outdated technologies or stand-alone systems that are unable to “talk” to each other. Fire departments, police departments, emergency response agencies, and dispatch centers shouldn’t have to compromise on their supply of quality information simply […]

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PURVIS Fire Station Alerting System™

About the Solution Brief The PURVIS Fire Station Alerting System (FSAS)™ is an IP-based alerting solution designed to enhance communications and decrease response times. Intended for use specifically as a fire station alerting system, the rich features and functionality proactively support the day-to-day operations and environmental health, comfort, and safety of first responders. Our lead […]

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National Institute of Health Case Study

About the Case Study The National Institutes of Health found its public safety facilities and systems in need of upgrading. Existing technologies to support fire, police, emergency management, etc., were not integrated, causing challenges with communicating and collaborating. The NIH sought help in delving into the complex organization, evaluating both technology and business processes. It […]

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Northampton, MA Case Study

About the Case Study Under their previous alerting system, a dispatcher would take a call, enter pertinent information, and then had to manually page relevant units with those details, often times leaving distressed callers on hold for extended periods of time. Now, under the PURVIS FSAS™, once dispatchers are done typing in essentials about an […]

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DC Case Study

About the Case Study The DCFD, like many others in the United States, had reached a point where its radio-based Fire Station Alerting System (FSAS) was nearing the end of its economic and practical life. The current system had been in operation for over 10 years and had become increasingly unreliable, requiring frequent repairs. Further, […]

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