· ANF dispatch's default incident type is Wildfire and they will often change it after incident creation. Firebot will sometimes alert before dispatch updates the type, in which case it sends a followup message showing the change
· You'll most likely want to go into the group's options and manage notifications. It can be quite chatty on busy forest days
Now you can follow fire-related incidents happening in Angeles National Forest in realtime, thanks to an application developed to meet our Landmark 717 needs.
This project is open source, so you can view the code that powers it, make suggestions, or use it as a springboard to create your own thing! NF-Firebot on GitHub →
As some first responders are now using ANF-FireBot:
THIS FREE SOFTWARE AND THE FULLY-OPERATIONAL INSTALLATION ("ANF FIREBOT") ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTY WHATSOEVER. THE DEVELOPER(S), VOLUNTEER(S), AND OTHERS CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR FALSE REPORTS, MISSED EVENTS/REPORTS, SERVICE OUTAGES, OR OTHER ISSUES. YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO FOLLOW YOUR ORGANIZATION'S PROTOCOLS, TREATING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY FIREBOT AS ANECDOTAL.