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Why GIS in the Fire Service?

Intro Presentation for GIS Classes
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Steven Pollackov

on 21 June 2013

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Transcript of Why GIS in the Fire Service?

Let's learn some GIS
Geographic Information Systems
(GIS)
for the Fire Service

If you have any questions, please
don't hesitate to ask.
And one more thing...
Assists Incident Commander with Situational Awareness.
Why GIS?
"Stop fighting fires with emotion...
Start fighting fires with information."
Chief of Department Don Oliver
Wilson, N.C. Fire Department
Instructors:
Peter Hanna, FF / GIS Specialist - Baltimore City F.D.
Jim Smalley, GISP - National Alliance for Public Safety GIS
Steven Pollackov, Captain / GIS Commanding Officer - FDNY
GIS is about:
Situational Awareness
Student Introductions:
Name
Fire Department
GIS Experience (Scale 1-10)
Geography allows the I.C. to obtain Information to make decisions based on Spatial Data.
Geography is the Unique “Key”
GIS Integrates All Types of Data
Forming collections of data to create information and knowledge …
Where do you get data?
Find it
State
County
City
Canned Base Data
Common type of data
Street Network
Building Footprints
Utilities
Hydrants
Grids or Zones
Edge of Pavement (Curbline)
Parcel Data
Addresses
Address information
Water bodies
Landmark location
Fire Stations
Hospitals
Schools
Parks
Creating and Maintaining Data
Paper to Desktop
The Cloud
Mobile to Desktop
Where to find us:
http://www.napsgfoundation.org/
Upcoming Events
Northeast Regional Seminar
October 2012
Steven Pollackov
FDNY GIS Unit
718-999-5195
pollacks@fdny.nyc.gov

Peter Hanna
BCFD GIS Unit
443-984-3940
Peter.Hanna@Baltimorecity.gov
Jim Smalley
NAPSG Foundation
781.738.0182 cell
jsmalley@publicsafetygis.org

Greg Collier
Battalion Fire Chief
Mount Laurel Fire Department
202-642-3605
609-743-3630
Everyonegoeshome@comcast.net
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