Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services


Optimize your department's response

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Develop actionable intelligence for your agency


Expanding populations and extreme weather conditions have magnified the impact of emergency incidents that claim lives, destroy thousands of structures, prompt evacuations, and impact localities. Response and recovery require effective collaboration among the public safety community, federal and state agencies, and local governments. Esri's ArcGIS software offers a unique set of capabilities for applying location analytics to your preparedness, response, and recovery practices.

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Modernize your department with GIS


Fire and EMS agencies around the world use spatial data to improve their planning, preparedness, response, risk reduction, and more. The health of a community depends on the effective operation of its public safety agencies, and geographic information system (GIS) technology can improve that effectiveness.

Learn how applying location intelligence to your operations can boost coordination across multiple levels of government and help you achieve better outcomes.

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Location is fundamental to the fire service and is used to make decisions that protect life and property. It influences preplanning activities and improves response capabilities.

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We invite you to learn more about geospatial data and technology for public safety. Request a meeting with one of our industry experts to learn more.

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Data analysis for fire and EMS

Learn how GIS solutions and data can be used to focus fire service efforts on continual improvement in reducing risk for responders and the identified population.

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ArcGIS Solutions for the fire service

Use ArcGIS Solutions to understand risks, develop preincident plans, and improve actions taken in response to an incident.

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Optimize Your Department's Response

Learn how organizations can leverage ArcGIS to perform data collection, analysis, operations support, and resource coordination.

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Fire, Rescue, and EMS Community

View the latest GIS news, user stories, and resources for fire, rescue, and EMS professionals. 

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