Tag Archives: emergency response

Eight Ways to Help Victims and Firefighters of the Australian Bushfires

Deadly bushfires continue to ravage southeastern Australia, leaving more than 15.6 million acres burned and well over 100 fires still blazing out of control. As scorching summer heat and high winds continue, firefighters see no relief in sight and officials expect the fire season to continue through the months ahead.  With this long-lasting crisis, emergency… Read More »

Gaia GPS Assists in Backcountry Rescue

From Dispatch to Planning On June 13, 2016, three fire departments responded to a technical rescue in the Wood River Fire & Rescue service area in Idaho. The patient had tendon damage from falling, as well as some broken leg bones. The injury happened in the backcountry, but Wood River’s extraction team knew the general… Read More »