Prairie Creek, AR - Beaver Lake Fire Department has been working closely with technology partner First Due to release Community Connect, an application focused on protecting residents and their property in the most effective way possible during an incident or major disaster. Community Connect is a secure, easy to use platform that allows residents to share critical information about their household in order to aid first responders and emergency service personnel to respond more efficiently and effectively; ultimately resulting in better incident outcomes. In addition to the residential portal, Community Connect also helps business owners and property managers keep people at their commercial properties safe by giving First Responders access to critical documents such as evacuation procedures, occupant rosters, hazardous material lists and more. Additionally, designated contacts at properties that joined the program will receive immediate alerts via text message when First Responders are dispatched to the building address.
"Community Connect is a secure, easy to use platform that allows residents to share critical information about their household in order to aid first responders and emergency service personnel to respond more efficiently and effectively"
Community Connect is completely voluntary and residents are individually able to decide which information they are comfortable sharing. Residents simply create a profile and enter critical property and occupant information which is then made available to public safety agencies at the time of dispatch. Data provided by resident's within Community Connect is 100% secure and is used only for the purpose of better serving the resident during emergency situations.
If you are a resident in the area, please visit Beaver Lake Community Connect to find out more information and register your household or business today.
First Due is on a mission to end first responder and citizen injuries due to a lack of information. First Due is focused on providing solutions for Fire and EMS agencies and the communities they serve, all with the goal of ensuring optimal preparedness for disaster situations.
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The Beaver Lake Fire Department provides fire, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and technical rescue service to the Beaver Lake Fire District and surrounding areas of unincorporated Benton County. Founded in 1979 as a volunteer fire department, the Beaver Lake Fire Department is now a combination paid/volunteer organization with nearly forty members, and two fire stations.
The Beaver Lake Fire Department is committed to the preservation of life and property in our community, which includes our residents, businesses, and those who are visitors to our community. We strive to provide quality and efficient service to all our customers. Our strategically located fire stations, and combination staffing model, allow us the opportunity to provide response in a timely fashion. Included in the Beaver Lake Fire Department are the Operations, Fire Prevention/Education, and Training/ Divisions.
To see press and media assets for Beaver Lake Fire Department's launch of Community Connect, please see the program's files & downloads page.