Episode 139: How Proactive CRR Efforts Improve Emergency Resource Allocation with Bryan Norris | TSI Mini Series
Manage episode 347381005 series 2364700
By the way: CRR = community risk reduction!
Hello Smart Firefighting Community!
Welcome to another episode of covering real world innovations via interviews with fire service and technology industry experts that empower YOU to develop your very own Smart Firefighting strategy!
This is the third episode of our TSI Mini Series. Hosted in Texas during October 2022, Technology Summit International - IAFC's newest conference - brought the tech of the future to today’s fire and emergency service professionals — helping them reduce risks to their communities, improve their ability to respond to emergencies, and save lives.
In this episode:
- How the definition of "emergency" is changing
- How to use technology to run high call volume
- Why limiting resource strain should be the goal
Get some insight from San Antonio Fire Department's Chief Bryan Norris. Chief Norris has served SAFD for the past 20 years, moving up the ranks from firefighter to Division and then Assistant Chief before he became Deputy Chief in 2022. Given his background, he's had a wide range of responsibilities, such as but not limited to planning and analytics, administrative functions for the Emergency Services Division, plus safety, communications, and technical services for the Community Risk Reduction Division and Office of Emergency Management.
Join our SFF Community!
Head to www.smartfirefighting.com to discover how SFF accelerates innovation for emergency responders, to find out when our next event is or review our curated resources!