Fire and Rescue New South Wales
Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) is one of the most professional, well-equipped and highly trained firefighting and rescue organizations in the world. FRNSW’s 6,900 permanent and retained firefighters respond to more than 120,000 calls per year and operate a fleet of over 650 vehicles.
FIRE AND RESCUE NEW SOUTH WALES AGENCY FACTS
- FRNSW is one of the largest fire and rescue services in the world, with 335 fire stations, 684 firefighting vehicles, and 188 accredited rescue crews.
- The agency’s response area for urban firefighting, rescue, and hazardous materials response spans 809,444 km² (502,965 mi2) covering a population of 7.9 million people.
- Firefighters respond to a broad range of emergency situations and are trained in all aspects of firefighting, as well as fire science, rescue, hazardous materials response, and advanced first aid.
- FRNSW has a headquarters and a logistics support center located in Greenacre (Sydney), Australia. The agency also has operational communication centers in Alexandria and Newcastle, and a new training college located in Erskine Park.
Current Products in Use
- Adashi First Response MDT – the MDT response software product running on Panasonic Tough pads on 386 devices, with a further 81 scheduled to be online mid-2018.
- Adashi C&C – FRNSW have also recently implemented Adashi C&C – Adashi’s incident command software – on HP Elite tablet PCs. This incident command product has been provided to 115 senior operational staff to assist in managing large scale incidents, with further deployments to be completed in 2018. It has also been deployed into State-Level Emergency Operations Centers and their Mobile Command Centers. Alongside the command product, FRNSW will also be deploying large touch screens in Duty Commander vehicles to support their integrated incident management solution.
- Adashi LiveView – FRNSW are in the progress of deploying Adashi LiveView. This web portal enables a web-based, read-only view into the world of Adashi. This is designed for knowledge walls in Emergency Operations Centers and for those that support Incident Management but do not require full system access.
- Adashi Notify – Adashi is delivering a smartphone app that will provide critical incident information, specially designed to the needs of senior commanders and other operational specialists. Notify is scheduled for release in mid-2018.
FRNSW has been an Adashi customer since 2011.
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