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Posted: May 22, 2019

Emergency Reporting Fire and EMS Records Management Software Partners with First Arriving to Provide Dynamic Digital Dashboards

Bellingham, WA, May 22, 2019 – Emergency Reporting (ER), the leader in cloud-based Fire and EMS records management, is pleased to announce its partnership with First Arriving, a company that provides marketing, recruitment, website, and technology services for fire, EMS, and public safety workers.

With the new integration, users will be able to display key Emergency Reporting features and data plus real time incident alerts, easy-to-update information, critical messaging, and more. Some of the features from ER that can be pulled into users’ First Arriving dashboard are out-ofservice hydrants, daily rosters, work orders, calendar events, equipment maintenance, and a turnout time dial.

“We continuously search for innovative companies in the fire and EMS industry that we can create useful and seamless integrations with and that will maximize efficiency for our users,” says Dave Adams, Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Emergency Reporting. “First Arriving fit the bill – and we’re happy to welcome them to our growing community of partners.”

“Emergency Reporting connects first responders with software to improve response time, operations, and overall efficiency. Their integrations are a powerful addition to our Dashboards, providing on-duty personnel the critical data they need to be ready to respond,” First Arriving CEO Dave Iannone said. “We are excited about the many solutions ER provides to fit our clients’ individual needs.”

The ER partner community makes it easy to discover and connect the tools that fire and EMS agencies need to grow. ER connects first responders with other useful software products for improved efficiency, response time, operations, asset management, and more. By seamlessly integrating with third parties, ER is able to provide first responders with a single platform that contains all mission-critical information to make more accurate, data-driven decisions, and to save valuable time spent entering and extracting data from multiple accounts.

For more information about the ER and First Arriving integration, visit 


About Emergency Reporting
Emergency Reporting (ER) offers a cloud-based records management software (RMS) solution to Fire/EMS agencies worldwide. Founded in 2003, ER empowers first responders with secure, easy-to-use station management tools that offer single-report filing of NFIRS and NEMSIS data. ER’s SaaS solution allows Fire/EMS departments to run their entire operations efficiently, enhancing both firefighter and citizen safety. Current customers include Fire/Rescue and EMS agencies and DoD/military installations, as well as large entities with self-contained Fire/EMS services such as NASA, nuclear power plants, hospitals, and oil refineries. For more information, visit


About First Arriving
First Arriving is the leading marketing and technology company powering success for fire/rescue departments and EMS agencies, plus industry businesses, associations, and nonprofits. Led by lifelong firefighters, First Arriving is your partner for tools, resources, and services needed to be a successful, dynamic organization. Solutions include dashboards, websites, fund raising, recruitment marketing, member management, learning management, and much more. For more information, visit Read more

Posted: May 22, 2019

Legislation passes New York State Senate to allow police and firefighters to carry EpiPens

VIDEO: Legislation passed the New York State Senate Monday that would allow law enforcement and firefighters to carry EpiPens to help save lives. Under current law, they’re not allowed to carry or administer EpiPens. “There are a certain number of individuals who are identified in the law, which says you can carry an EpiPen and they weren't on the list unfortunately,” said Senator Jim Tedisco (R).
- PUB DATE: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WNYT-TV NBC 13 Albany
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Posted: May 22, 2019

3rd-generation Arizona firefighter loses battle to occupational cancer at 31

The Phoenix Fire Department is mourning the loss of a 31-year-old Phoenix firefighter who lost his battle to occupational cancer on Sunday morning. Brian Beck Jr., a third-generation firefighter, was an eight-year veteran with the Phoenix Fire Department, while mostly working at Fire Station 33 in north Phoenix, according to the United Phoenix Firefighters, a nonprofit organization.
- PUB DATE: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: AZ Central - Metered Site
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Posted: May 22, 2019

Iowa Fire Department Hosts its First Special Needs Open House

VIDEO: The Ankeny Fire Department is hosting its first Special Needs open house for people with disabilities. The idea to have a separate night for families with disabilities came when community members saw a need for it. Ankeny Fire Department Public Education Coordinator and Firefighter Karen Peters said, “They really are a high-risk group as far as fire and fire safety.
- PUB DATE: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WHO-TV NBC 13 Des Moines
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Posted: May 22, 2019

Fire Training Facility Near Ohio Elementary School Draws Scrutiny

Less than 700 feet from Millvale’s Ethel M. Taylor Academy, a Cincinnati public elementary school, bombs have been going off for years and a building is often on fire. Don’t call emergency responders. They already know. For years, the Cincinnati Fire Department has been setting cars and a specially-designed $3 million building alight to train fire recruits at 1898 Mill Creek Road.
- PUB DATE: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: CityBeat
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