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An indispensable tool for wildland firefighters, Overwatch equips you with a range of map layers and tailored features and tools designed to enhance situational awareness before arriving at an incident scene. With Overwatch, you gain access to critical resources, including fire weather forecasts, an incident dashboard providing real-time fire statistics in your area, and specialized map layers such as the Severe Fire Danger Index, Current Incidents, 24-hour lightning strike data, and ground medevac response times—just to name a few.
Within Overwatch lies the ability for seamless map data sharing. No matter your location or device type, our app enables you to effortlessly exchange vital information with other users, even in areas without cell phone service.
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Wildland Fire Layers
Choose from a variety of base maps and layers created and aggregated specifically for wildland firefighters. These include Lightning, Aviation, and cutting-edge dynamic layers coming from Federal Research Labs across the US.
Improved PDF Maps
Overlay PDF maps onto the Ignis base maps and view them in 3D to gain quick intel. These can downloaded from the Ignis Map Store, or uploaded on your own.
Offline Data Sync
NWCG Points, Lines, and Polygons can be created, shared, and edited all without cellular service. Offline Sync happens in the background without any action required.
Quick access to the Zone and Incidents Dashboards lets you view incidents in your area, uncover pertinent data about the fire
and access resources for that Zone.
Overwatch is designed to be as intuitive and easy as possible for firefighters. All the information you need, conveniently
located at your fingertips.
Useful Fire Tools
The resources section contains a selection of documents that are necessary for wildland firefighting, making it easy to slim down your crew boss kit! Not only that, but you can save your own favorite links and documents and access tools developed for firefighting, such as a friction loss calculator and Probability of Ignition calculator.
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