PSCR Success Story – The Fire Data Lab

"As the volume of available data swells and analysis methods grow ever more sophisticated, a growing number of public safety agencies are turning to data analytics to drive strategic decision-making processes. Paradoxically, the vast majority of fire departments in the…

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Community Solutions Summit

At the Community Solutions Summit, fire departments and community organizations discussed solutions for those experiencing homelessness, struggling with substance use, and individuals with mental illness. Community members with these needs seek public safety resources at a higher rate than can…

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Fire Data Lab Summit Report

The Data Analytics Summit Report is now available to view. Action items from the report include: Data Quality, Unit Hour Utilization, and Community Solutions. View the Report

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Thank you CalChiefs and Intterra!

David Blankenship of Intterra presented at the California Fire Chiefs Association on September 26. The presentation "Transforming Operation and Analytics, Using the Results of the Tech Wave" covered the evolutions of technology in the fire service. Blankinship discussed how the Fire…

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Fire Data Lab Grant Opportunities

Thanks to the partnership between WFCA, Intterra, and participating PSOs, the Fire Data Lab is moving into its second year offering new funding opportunities to the Fire Service. WHAT IS THE FIRE DATA LAB? In 2017, the National Institute of…

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NIST – PSCR Annual Stakeholder Meeting

David Van Ballegooijen with the Western Fire Chiefs Association, and David Blankinship with Intterra presented on public safety analytics at the NIST-PSCR Stakeholder meeting in San Diego, CA as part of the grant requirements which fund the Fire Data Lab.…

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1st Annual Fire Data Lab Summit

May 31 – June 1 | San Diego, CA After completing 5 workshops in 4 states, the Fire Data Lab brought everyone together (Mentor Departments and grant recipients) to San Diego for the 1st Annual Data Analytics Summit. Intterra and…

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California Fire Data Lab Workshop – Santa Clara County

Thanks to Santa Clara County Fire for hosting our first California workshop! Participants heard from Brian Collins with Intterra,  and David Van Ballegooijen with the Fire Data Lab/Western Fire Chiefs Association. We had some great discussion and questions from the participants.…

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Utah Fire Data Lab Workshop

Utah Fire Data Lab Workshop

Thanks to Unified Fire Authority for hosting our Utah workshop, and to Intterra for providing insight on data analytics. We appreciate the great discussion, input, and questions from the participants! Participants heard from David Blankinship with Intterra,  and David Van Ballegooijen with the…

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