September 7, 2012 | by

Mobile Phone Application Will Help Save Lives

LPFD Fire Chief Jim Miguel

LPFD Fire Chief Jim Miguel

Your local fire department wants your phone to help save lives. A new, free mobile phone application called “Pulsepoint” is now available to residents.

The app includes the Alameda County Fire Department, Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department, Fremont Fire Department and Alameda Fire.

On Thursday, fire chiefs from the four departments, unveiled Pulsepoint.

“This is arguably the greatest technological innovation toward saving lives since CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] was introduced,” said Interim Chief Demetrious Shaffer of the Alameda County Fire Department.

Read the rest of this article by Autumn Johnson at Livermore Patch.

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