Introducing Fire Journal 4.0

PureCommand is pleased to announce the availability of Fire Journal 4.0. This FREE iOS application is available today via the Apple App Store. Fire Journal is a totally new way to look at managing a fire station, or even a … Read More

Improving Station Routines…

Some of the questions we get regarding FireJournal involve the act of writing journal entries. “Can I ditch my hand-written journal for yours?” is a common question. We’re on the case, believe me! At the same time, our team tends … Read More

Getting Assistance When You Need It

If you’re experiencing any issues with FireJournal, there are a number of options available to you relative to help and support. If you experience a failure of any type, we suggest you access our online help system. You can reach … Read More

FireJournal for iPad is Released!

PureCommand is pleased to announce that FireJournal LITE for the iPad is now available for immediate download in the app store within iTunes. [ get the app ] “We’re delighted to be offering this initial release of FireJournal for first … Read More

Maintaining Company Integrity

¬†Maintaining integrity with your crew is essential to firefighter safety. Personnel Accountability (PAR) and Company Accountability (CAR) are mainstream fundamentals for every fire agency – regardless of the population served. One of the most vital issues in maintaining company integrity … Read More

Type 3 Incident Management Teams and Technology

In August 2003, the US Fire Administration created a focus group that included fire and emergency services officers and experts (nationwide) to discuss and determine how to best implement Type 3 Incident Management Teams (IMTs). The focus group agreed to … Read More

Starting to Understand the ICS Matrix

  As today’s first responder matrix becomes more complex, having a solid understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) and how it is implemented via “best practices” is more important than ever before. The good news is that via cross … Read More

Updated iPad App Development

The Command Journal iPad application has been updated to support the protocol set forth by NFIRS 5.0 specification. This addition will enable appropriate addition of data either while on-scene or when back in quarters. The iPad app is designed to … Read More

Navy F/A 18D Crash Highlights Value of ICS Training

When a Navy F/18D suffered a catastrophic engine failure after takeoff from NAS Oceana, in Virgina Beach, VA, the first two officers from VBFD on scene had some immediate and critical decisions to make. District Fire Chief Michael Barakey and … Read More

Fire Officer Survey Will Help Define Tools For the Future

If you’re a fire officer, fire commissioner, or fire chief, you’re invited to take a free, short but quality online survey related to the use of technology in the fire service. Today, too many developers think they know all of … Read More