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Partners with UC San Diego WIFIRE Lab & FIRIS to Launch Predictive Fire Modeling

Fire Modeling Predicts the Path of a Fire For Up To Three Hours to Help Communities and First Responders Prepare October 19, 2022 (Wilsonville, OR) – The Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) announces the introduction of predictive fire modeling in partnership with UC San Diego’s WIFIRE Lab and the Fire Integrated Real-Time Intelligence System (FIRIS) …

The Western Fire Chiefs Association
Partners with UC San Diego WIFIRE Lab & FIRIS to Launch Predictive Fire Modeling
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The Western Fire Chiefs Association Introduces Phase 2 of its Wildland Fire Map

First of Its Kind to Incorporate Live Aircraft Tracking, 3D Fire Map Rendering,and California-Specific FIRIS Real Time Fire Mapping September 29, 2022 (Wilsonville, OR) – The Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) announces theintroduction of Phase 2 of its Fire Map (https://wfca.com/fire-map), which launched in July this year. Phase 2includes 3D map views, reporting of active …

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FirstNet Incident Support for COMLs

Communications, FirstNet and AT&T Interoperable communications are an essential element of any emergency response activity; responders need to communicate with dispatch, members of their team, command or on-scene staff, and personnel from different disciplines, agencies, and jurisdictions. Jurisdictions generally make…

WFCA Economic Update

WFCA Economic Update

Western Fire Chiefs Association Economic Update Presented by Anirban Basu Dr. Basu has been called an economist with a personality, or alternatively, one with a sense of humor. He has twice been recognized as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential…

Economic Outlook

Read a reflection on the current and future financial state of the fire service by WFCA CEO Chief Jeffrey D. Johnson in the Daily Dispatch. Swimming Naked: A Financial Reckoning Amidst a Pandemic

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