In 1968, the Big Mac was introduced to the world, Apollo 8 orbited the moon, and the first 911 call was made. 911 is something we are all familiar with. It is a brilliantly designed system that provides citizens that see or experience emergencies with a quick and easy means to call professionals that have been trained to handle such emergencies. In 2018, 1.3 million calls were made to fire departments across our nation for fires alone. The average national response time for fire departments is approximately 10 minutes. Even with a finely tuned system like 911, there is still ample opportunity for a fire to grow during the 10 minutes that it may take for a fire department to […]
We have recently gone through a rebranding effort that included new and updated logos, websites, email signatures, and marketing materials. I decided to pick up where I left off in my last article titled “It Takes A Village An Industry,” to update you as to how we are moving through this new COVID world. The article was about how we weathered adversity and struggles to reach our 110-year anniversary. A CNBC.com segment reported, “…technology is killing off corporations,” and stated that the trend is accelerating. I feel that we are an exception to this finding because of our ability to […]