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Old 02-11-2013, 08:47   #49
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Originally Posted by jellis11 View Post
If you call 911 because your house is on fire our new computers can tell us the exact location and the location of the closest fire hydrant. Helps us out a lot. Not sure if it came from the same GPS cords that the .gov took... but if they blow up your house with a drone the FD can use the same ones to help put your fire out
Not to mention that in rural areas fire and EMS using GPS can proceed faster to a scene than if they are trying to read addresses as they go by them.
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