Beginning on January 21, 2017 a series of storms swept the southeast, bringing deadly tornadoes that killed 21 people and injured dozens more. First Alert delivered early alerts on each of these weather systems, providing critical, real-time information to first responders throughout the events. Alerts enabled emergency personnel to respond more quickly, accelerating first response.Read the Case Study
Unpredictable weather events, including earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods, create unexpected emergencies. First Alert delivers the earliest alerts to first responders when disasters strike.
On March 26, 2015 a gas explosion in the East Village caused a massive blaze, killing two people and injuring twenty-five others. The fire raged for many hours and three neighboring buildings collapsed as a result. First Alert's earliest alert was 12 minutes ahead of major news reports, helping to speed response time of emergency personnel.Read the Case Study
First Alert notifies first responders about critical events as they're happening, minimizing response time and enabling them to act quickly and confidently.
On June 12, 2016, a lone gunman opened fire on an Orlando gay nightclub, killing 49 people and injuring dozens more, making it the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. First Alert delivered the earliest alert on the attack, 42 minutes ahead of major news reports.Read the Case Study
On May 1, 2016, a brush fire near Fort McMurray’s Abasand neighborhood grew into a significant wildfire, spreading to over 600 square miles and displacing more than 80,000 people. First Alert's earliest alerts were 14 hours ahead of major news reports, enabling first responders to respond as quickly as possible.
[First Alert's notifications] are often the first we know about breaking events, giving us crucial lead time to respond.
[First Alert] has been crucial time and again for rapid response to crises affecting New Yorkers.