Fire Accountability

Fire Accountability


Fire Accountability is revolutionary new tool for tracking firefighting personnel on fire scenes. For decades, Fire Officers have attempted hundreds of methods to keep track of crews operating in hazard zones. Fire Accountability was designed for this purpose, and this purpose alone. Creator, Fire Chief Bob Ruff, is determined to “…know where every firefighter is located, on every fire scene, at all times, every time!”

The app is user friendly, and fully customizeable. Fire Accountability can be set up for your department’s operations in minutes. In the Set Up screen, you will have the option to pre-program up to 50 companies. This simple feature allows the app to be adapted for use in systems ranging from large metro departments to the smallest rural departments. Whether your department uses engine companies, team numbers, or a combination of the two, Fire Accountability will work for you. While still in the Set Up screen, select a Benchmark Time, default email address for time stamped logs, and you’re ready to Command your first incident.

Simplicity is the key. Fire Accountability utilizes simple drag and drop technology to track crews. After selecting from one of dozens different structure types and configurations, Wild Fire or Dive Rescue, the user will be taken to the Accountability Screen. This is where you will stay, until the conclusion of your incident. In the Accountability Screen, you will find a visual representation of the incident type that you selected, divided into divisions, along with your pre-programmed companies. As you assign units, just drag and drop them into their divisions. Using the “NEW” company icon, you can add as many companies to your incident as you need. It all happens right there. No jumping from screen to screen. The user will have a clear look at all of their companies, at all times.

Fire Accountability also assists Fire Officers in managing MAYDAYs. The MAYDAY function is one of dozens of great features imbedded in the app. Fire Accountability will also remind you to perform key functions, as the incident progresses. As you complete tasks like conducting a primary search, hooking up to an FDC, assigning a Safety Officer or contacting utilities, the application tracks your progress. Forget one of these critical tasks and Fire Accountability will alert to remind you. The accountability screens also contain a running timer, to help you track your time on scene. At your pre-selected benchmark times, the app will alarm reminding you to conduct a par, re-assess or confirm your strategy. All these features packed into one simple screen! EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE IS TRACKED IN AN EMAILABLE/PRINTABLE TIME STAMPED LOG!

We are continuing to add new features and updates. If you have any requests, go to www.fireaccountability.com

DISCLAIMER: Fire Accountability is designed for use on tablets. While the app will work on smaller screens, it is not recommended for use on screens smaller than 7”.



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Recent changes:
v3.01
Fixed bug with under roof timer
Can now delete companies from settings
v3.0
Added High Rise Screen.
Added "Multiplex" Screen.
Can now add up to 50 companies.
Added Offensive/Defensive Strategy Selector.
Other bug fixes and improvements.
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About Fire Accountability
Fire Accountability is revolutionary new tool for tracking firefighting personnel on fire scenes. For decades, Fire Officers have attempted hundreds of methods to keep track of crews operating in hazard zones. Fire Accountability was designed for this purpose, and this purpose alone. Creator, Fire Chief Bob Ruff, is determined to “…know where every firefighter is located, on every fire scene, at all times, every time!”

The app is user friendly, and fully customizeable. Fire Accountability can be set up for your department’s operations in minutes. In the Set Up screen, you will have the option to pre-program up to 50 companies. This simple feature allows the app to be adapted for use in systems ranging from large metro departments to the smallest rural departments. Whether your department uses engine companies, team numbers, or a combination of the two, Fire Accountability will work for you. While still in the Set Up screen, select a Benchmark Time, default email address for time stamped logs, and you’re ready to Command your first incident.

Simplicity is the key. Fire Accountability utilizes simple drag and drop technology to track crews. After selecting from one of dozens different structure types and configurations, Wild Fire or Dive Rescue, the user will be taken to the Accountability Screen. This is where you will stay, until the conclusion of your incident. In the Accountability Screen, you will find a visual representation of the incident type that you selected, divided into divisions, along with your pre-programmed companies. As you assign units, just drag and drop them into their divisions. Using the “NEW” company icon, you can add as many companies to your incident as you need. It all happens right there. No jumping from screen to screen. The user will have a clear look at all of their companies, at all times.

Fire Accountability also assists Fire Officers in managing MAYDAYs. The MAYDAY function is one of dozens of great features imbedded in the app. Fire Accountability will also remind you to perform key functions, as the incident progresses. As you complete tasks like conducting a primary search, hooking up to an FDC, assigning a Safety Officer or contacting utilities, the application tracks your progress. Forget one of these critical tasks and Fire Accountability will alert to remind you. The accountability screens also contain a running timer, to help you track your time on scene. At your pre-selected benchmark times, the app will alarm reminding you to conduct a par, re-assess or confirm your strategy. All these features packed into one simple screen! EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE IS TRACKED IN AN EMAILABLE/PRINTABLE TIME STAMPED LOG!

We are continuing to add new features and updates. If you have any requests, go to www.fireaccountability.com

DISCLAIMER: Fire Accountability is designed for use on tablets. While the app will work on smaller screens, it is not recommended for use on screens smaller than 7”.



Keywords: incident command fireground fire ground fighter fighting firefighting firefighter accountability board tracker tracking personnel tap ipar par icommand wildland wild dive river water rescue

Recent changes:
v3.01
Fixed bug with under roof timer
Can now delete companies from settings
v3.0
Added High Rise Screen.
Added "Multiplex" Screen.
Can now add up to 50 companies.
Added Offensive/Defensive Strategy Selector.
Other bug fixes and improvements.

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A Google User
Aug 21, 2013
I'm sure it will get better. I have tried to play around with a couple of scenarios, and as soon as i end the incident it asks me to email it which, I say yes, but then the message says email had unfortunately stopped. Then i can't retrieve my last scenario. So in other words i can't guarantee the reliability. At this point, its not worth $15.
A Google User
May 18, 2013
Update 1.2 After the latest update, it works great. Simple. To the point.
A Google User
May 6, 2013
Great app! App is simple yet versatile. Very fast and easy to use. 10x better than those bulky whiteboards and velcro tags. Excellent buy. Well worth the money. Cant wait for the new features that the publisher has promised.
A Google User
Apr 30, 2013
Good app Was wondering if you can add mutual aid categories so we can add departments and there members names
A Google User
Apr 4, 2013
Too much time fighting buttons The buttons highlight to acknowledge a press, however are slow to act or do Nothing at all... I will reconsider if improvements are made. Also safety officer button doesn't do anything... I recommend replacing the OOS tab, with a place for safety. Also it would be 5 stars if in addition it would provide a report of times when task were complete.