ERT Systems, LLC News

Bath firefighters to get a boost with new OnSite ERT™ tracking technology

Tackling emergency situations will get a boost with OnSite ERT™ tracking technology and command software Thanks to Assistance for Firefighters Grant, starting early Spring of 2010, the Bath VFD will begin utilising ERT Systems' OnSite ERT™ on the scene of emergencies. It’s a problem all too familiar for volunteer fire departments: knowing which personnel have arrived on-scene and the location of the responders throughout the incident. If something happe...

St. Albert firefighters get new tracking technology for emergencies

St. Albert Fire Department will use OnSite ERT™ to determine crew status during emergencies The technology will replace previous, less reliable techniques to determine crew status during fire-related emergencies.It's a scene all too familiar for firefighters: Emergency responders enter a burning building, but before the flames are put out, the roof collapses and they dash out. The commander on scene is suddenly left wondering if any crew members are still inside. What...

New technology tracks San Leon, TX firefighters in emergencies

On the outside looking in: San Leon VFD is using OnSite ERT to track firefighter status during operations OnSite ERT answers age-old question: "Who's inside?" It's a scene all too familiar for San Leon firefighters, as well as others across the country: emergency responders enter a burning building, but before the flames are put out, the roof collapses and they dash out. The commander on scene is suddenly left wondering if any crew members are still inside. What do the...

Rumson Fire purchases OnSite ERT™ using the Fireman’s Fund Heritage Program

OnSite ERT by ERT Systems, LLC, has been selected by the Rumson, New Jersey fire department OnSite ERT accountability system chosen by Rumson fire dept ERT Systems, LLC, a leading provider of automated resource tracking systems for first responders, announced that the Rumson, New Jersey fire department has selected OnSite ERT as its primary accountability solution. Rumson FD currently has 50 volunteer firefighters who serve a population of 7,200 across 5.2 square miles. T...

Grant County, KY uses 2008 AFG to purchase OnSite ERT

Grant County, KY fire department has chosen OnSite ERT from ERT Systems LLC Kentucky fire department chooses OnSite ERT ERT Systems, LLC, a leading provider of automated resource tracking systems for first responders, announced today that Grant County, Kentucky, has selected OnSite ERT as its primary accountability solution for firefighters. Grant County represents about 150 firefighters serving a population of 25,000 across 260 square miles. Each department will use OnSi...

Ensure, ERT to bring radio tags to first responders

ERT Systems and Ensure Technologies are working to develop radio tags for emergency responders Ypsilanti-based Ensure Technologies and Ann Arbor-based ERT Systems LLC have signed an agreement to develop radio tags designed specifically for the emergency services market. ERT Systems has licensed Ensure Technologies' radio-frequency identification tag hardware for more than a year for use in its ID tags and Drop Readers. This agreement calls for the two companies to co-d...

Englewood, NJ Awarded 2008 AFG for OnSite ERT

ERT Systems, LLC, announced today that the Englewood, NJ Fire Department has selected OnSite ERT as its accountability solution. The department, which applied for and was awarded a 2008 Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) specifically for OnSite ERT, will use the system to automatically track and locate firefighters and equipment on scene at emergency events using its Incident Command software, wireless ID tags, and portable receivers. The Englewood Fire Department operates 10 emergency vehi...

State of Oklahoma initiates two-county pilot of OnSite ERT™

ERT Systems, LLC, a leading provider of automated resource tracking systems for first responders, has announced that Murray and Garvin counties in Oklahoma will participate in a pilot program, selecting OnSite ERT as their primary accountability solution. Deploying OnSite ERT county-wide will promote interoperability between departments, streamlining mutual-aid response and post-incident reporting, and provide a range of additional benefits from performance analysis to payroll reporting. The t...

ERT Systems becomes a Fire Industry Partner

ERT Systems, LLC has announced it is now a Fire Industry Partner with the Everyone Goes Home® Life Safety Initiative. This program, developed by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, promotes adoption of a set of 16 core Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives, with the ultimate goal of aiding the U.S. Fire Administration achieve its objective of reducing the number of preventable firefighter fatalities. Dennis Carmichael, President of ERT Systems, states that "as the manufacturer of sa...

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