Step Up To The Challenge

Fire Journal™ is an uncompromising and easy-to-use application for anyone in the fire service. In today’s complex world where accountability is becoming part of our everyday lives, Fire Journal removes the complexities that take the joy out of managing a career or fire station. Easily create both public and private journal entries, track every incident, and create forms that support NFIRS, NIMS, NFPA and other fire service requirements. Once you start using Fire Journal, you’ll never have to worry about managing your career.

Say Goodbye to Paper Journals
When you begin using Fire Journal to manage your day-to-day activities, a new chapter in fire service operations will begin. Say goodbye to the tedium of hand-written journal entries, forms, and incident reporting. Say GOODBYE to multiple software programs that don’t integrate the solutions you require.
Say HELLO to fast, easy data collection – to digital journal entries that retain all of the key information every fire station requires, and say HELLO to journal management, incident tracking, incident mapping, form data acquisition, and much, much more.
You may download a copy of FireJournal FREE at the App Store.
New forms will be released every few months (requires FireJournal Cloud),  and include a wide range of topics, including NIMS, USFA, NFPA, and others.
 

Every journal function has been designed with your career in mind:

Station

Record the activities that relate to your work day. From morning lineup meetings to evening apparatus maintenance, every aspect of your day may be recorded and searched for at a later date. Use the built-in mic to record your entries without using a keyboard. Add tags, the other members of your crew, and images to complete your entries.

Community

When you’re working with individuals in the community, some of your actions may become important for tracking at a later date. Participating in a public safety fair? Working with kids at the local elementary school? Visiting older adults to share fire safety tips? All of these activities should be managed in a journal. Fire Journal offers more than just a journal – it’s a pocket snapshot of your entire working career.

Members

Work with the other members on your shift to ensure proper communication. Who is on vacation? Who is assigned to a training session? When is your rookie going to deliver his next drill and demonstrate his integration with the other members in your fire station? This is a perfect place to add entries for union activities, training, or staff meetings.

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Track Every Incident
Sharing critical information regarding each incident is becoming the centerpiece of fire station accountability. Fire Journal gives you the tools to track everything about each incident, both emergency and non-emergency. The who, what, why, and where will not only be answered, but easily searchable and sharable when your training division or legal officer requires mission critical information. This is especially important if you are called upon to recount the events that occurred at any individual or series of incidents.
 
Incident Management Enters a New Reality With Fire Journal

Record the key details of each incident type:

Fire

Separate from data provided while en route to an incident, Fire Journal’s ability to properly and completely capture the details of each incident is one of its most capable functions. As you enter key data for each incident, Fire Journal will automatically migrate that data to an NFIRS form, reducing time you need to spend entering data once you’re back in quarters. (CAD capabilities are coming soon to Fire Journal Enterprise.)

EMS

Supplement your ePCR data (if you use it) with medical response details (HIPPA aware). Take down the critical department required data on date, time, place, actions taken, and what took place. Add supporting details, including photographs (coming soon), and as with the other categories, have them automatically added to the appropriate incident forms.

Rescue

The next time you respond to a physical resuce, confined space extrication, or similar incident, you can create a unique entry that stands out whenever you need to track your company’s response metrics. Each of the three main categories will auto-populate in the maps section of Fire Journal, further highlighting company performance. Add tags, resources, or other data.

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Track Your Incidents

Every time you record an incident into Fire Journal, the details are saved to a map that details each response your fire company handled. Over time, you can begin to visually track your incidents, which may lead to changes in how you manage your prevention or EMS activities. A visual map is a powerful method of reviewing the trends for any type of emergency response. Need details? Tap on any response pin and the details from that run will appear.

Map by Incident Type

Not only will the incident details visually track your response history, but each type of run will be clearly presented. Fire, EMS, and Rescue incidents will be highlighted. Filter options allow you to focus in on a specific type of response. Interested in only your EMS runs – tap the EMS icon and only those specific incidents will be displayed.

Review Incident History

Tap on any displayed incident pin and see the address, incident number, date and time. Want more information? Tap on the incident “info” button and all of the detail from that incident will appear in an expanded window for your review. It’s powerful stuff. Add comments in the incident journal entry, and your accountability is squared away.

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Take Data Collection to the Next Level with Fire Journal Forms
Your personal log-book should reflect the incidents you respond to. The process of managing the post-incident activity related to fires, rescues or EMS incidents has never been so easy, so flexible, so reliable. Enter data into an easy to follow form structure, then see the results in the same format used by national agencies including the NFPA, USFA, FEMA, and others (requires Fire Journal Cloud). New forms will be introduced every few months, and your department can request any set of custom forms be added as well.

Featured Forms

NFIRS Form(s) - Coming Spring 2019

Put away the pen. Now, as you enter incident data into your journal, relevant information automatically populates into a NFIRS basic form (included with all versions of Fire Journal). Tap on any completed incident in the browser and a partially populated NFIRS form appears. Complete the remaining required fields and the form is ready to upload directly to NFIRS (requires Fire Journal Cloud). Or, share the form with your fire prevention, research, or legal department with a simple tap. All NFIRS forms remain associated with the incident and are easily retrieved whenever you need them. When you subscribe to Fire Journal Cloud, you’ll be able to share or print forms in the format used by government agencies. A perfect, easy to read form that is easy to complete, easy to find, and easy to share.

Community Risk Reduction Form (Coming Spring 2019)

Fire departments across the country are learning how to execute a new fire safety process called “Community Risk Reduction” (CRR). This process starts with analysis of at-risk neighborhoods or streets, progresses to outreach efforts (school visits, etc.), and extends into home inspections and installation of smoke alarms and CO detectors. The CRR form in Fire Journal is ideal for inspection of homes and gathering data as part of a CRR initiative. Gather data from each home visited and when you use Fire Journal Cloud, see the results in graphical reports. Additional forms will be released over time.

ICS-214 Unit Log

The ICS-214 is essentially a daily log of what you and those members in your unit did. Anyone participating in a campaign fire will be required to complete a 214 log report for each day they are working and for the entire operational period (typically 12 or 24 hours). The FireJournal ICS-214 log changes how you create this form and it’s never been easier. Not only will you enter the data in each section, but you can talk into your iPad – no need to type! Each ICS-214 can be added to your incident journal. If you use FireJournal Cloud!, you may export your form in the GOV approved format and share it with the incident Ops, IC, or designated officer (or any group).

Red Cross Smoke Alarm Form

The American Red Cross is working throughout North America to reduce the threat of fires in homes. As part of the program, they gather information from each installation. Now, for the first time, you can work with the Red Cross, and instead of manually completing each form, create a digital version. You can talk into your iPhone or iPad to complete the text elements as well – no typing required. If you use Fire Journal Cloud, you can export the form in the approved American Red Cross format and share it with the region you’re working with.

The forms listed here are just several examples of content available when licensing a FREE copy of Fire Journal. New forms will be released every few months (requires Fire Journal Cloud), and include a wide range of topics, from hiring to brush clearance to NIMS and NFPA forms. Other advanced capabilities will also be available to Fire Journal Cloud subscribers, ranging from advanced mapping to shift calendars, overtime tracking, and much more. (requires in-app subscription purchase).

Make Fire Journal Your Fire Department’s Go-To Operations Management Application

Progressive fire departments are transforming the way they collect and share data. Make FireJournal the tracking and accountability solution for your entire agency. What types of apparatus do you utilize? How many platoons are used? What are your local incident types? How many fire districts, division, or bureaus do you have? Your ability to customize these and other elements within FireJournal is nearly unlimited. To learn more about acquiring FireJournal and FireJournal Cloud for your fire department, please contact us.

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