St. Louis Firefighters using tablet computers to outsmart flames
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Firefighters are going high tech. They’re hoping a new tool will improve their response times and help save lives.
The Saint Louis Fire Department is using a million-dollar federal grant to buy Command Scope Technology. The software gives firefighters quick access to floor plans, fire hydrant locations and other critical information. It also gives them a list of disabled people in a building.
The software will be installed in tablets. St. Louis officials are now uploading site plans for high-occupancy buildings such as Busch Stadium and the US Bank building.