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  • D.C. Fire and EMS continues to push diversion program meant to reduce non-life threatening calls
    If you call 911 in the District, chances are you may not always get an ambulance. “In the past, we would always have to transport no matter what,” said Captain Richard Hall with Engine 2, in Chinatown. “It wasn’t even a question of what the emergency was." The fire department is one of many stations within the city that is working with the Right Care, Right Now nurse triage diversion program, meant to reduce calls that first responders don’t always deem life-threatening.
    - PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WTTG-TV FOX 5 DC
  • PG&E using satellite technology in time for 2019 California fire season
    VIDEO: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is using first of its kind satellite technology with the goal of being the first to know when a wildfire sparks. With the 2019 fire season underway, PG&E has launched their wildfire tracking system, using heat sensored satellite technology to better track wildfires.
    - PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KRCR-TV ABC 7 Redding
  • Montana to commemorate 70th anniversary of Mann Gulch tragedy
    The 70th anniversary of the Mann Gulch fire tragedy in Montana won’t go unmarked. The U.S. Forest Service and its partners, including the Museum of Mountain Flying, are formulating plans for a public event on Monday, Aug. 5, near the Meriwether Picnic area at the Gates of the Mountains north of Helena.
    - PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Missoulian
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