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The Smart Map Using Open Data to Prevent Fire Tragedies

The single most important tool for preventing fire deaths, unsurprisingly, is a smoke alarm, but an estimated 4.5 million of the 130 million housing units across the United States do not have one. Enigma, a New York based startup, is

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Smoke Signals: Open data & analytics for preventing fire deaths

Share Today we are launching Smoke Signals, an open source civic analytics tool that helps local communities determine which city blocks are at the highest risk of not having a smoke alarm. 25,000 people are killed or injured in 1

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Open Data and Public Safety

Share As people who are really passionate about data, we are constantly thinking about ways to use it to make the world a better place. Every 2 hours and 42 minutes a civilian death from fire occurs, according to the

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