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Adding New Forms to FireJournal

Several updated forms have been added to FireJournal. Now, you may create a complete ICS-214 and attach it to any incident. Not only can you attach an ICS-214 to a local incident, but you may create strike team incidents, or … Read More

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Tracking Training Using FireJournal

FireJournal is an excellent tool for tracking your training activities. While training takes place in every fire department, how that training is managed and tracked varies by department and/or community. Unless there is a test related to a certificate, or … Read More

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Northern California Fires Highlight the Need for Improved Incident Tracking

The fires that have ravaged Northern California split resources as crews moved from one fire to another. CalFire, the US Department of Forestry, and fire agencies from across the western United States collaborated to attack and defeat one of the … Read More

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Using the New FireJournal Dashboard

One of the key new capabilities in FireJournal Version 3 is the “MyShift” dashboard. Now, when you load the app, the center of operations is the MyShift screen. This new workflow came about following multiple focus discussions with firefighters. Their … Read More

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Introducing FireJournal Version 3

Introducing FireJournal Version 3. It’s big news. FireJournal has been rebuilt from the ground up. It’s all new. It’s very much the same. Our team listened to our testing cadre. We listened to our users. FireJournal 3 is the result. … Read More

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Take the FireJournal Survey

As a firefighter, you know the importance of metrics. For our shop, getting proper feedback is an essential part of the FireJournal development process. Therefore, we invite you take the FireJournal survey. It’s free, there are prizes, and it will … Read More

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Evaluating FireJournal

Before making a decision about the use of FireJournal, it’s worthwhile to download it, install it, and spend some time evaluating it. Because FireJournal is FREE, the key factor will be time. Do you have a few hours to evaluate … Read More

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FireJournal for Volunteer Fire Departments

Volunteer fire departments can benefit from using FireJournal. The requirements for volunteer departments are just as complex as for metro career departments. In addition, you might be surprised by the number of volunteer firefighters in the United States. According to … Read More

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Drones Are Important to the Fire Service

Drones have been around for a number of years now. Yet, it’s only recently that fire departments have begun to take flight with these pilotless video tracking and capture devices (UAS). The uses for drones in firefighting is life critical. … Read More

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FireJournal 2017 Road Map

One of the most important things for every FireJournal user to know is that development is an ongoing process. As a user of FireJournal, you’ll get updates every few months that not only remedy bugs, but add capabilities. Looking Forward … Read More

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