A new Los Angeles city councilman has called on the city Fire Department to prepare a far-reaching plan to expand the ongoing overhaul the department’s aging technology, with the aim of improving responses to 911 calls for help.
City Councilman Mike Bonin made a motion Wednesday requesting the LAFD and city technology officials develop a “master plan” to pull together existing upgrade efforts and consult with private-sector technology talent about creating new applications for firefighters to use on tablet computers, like Apple’s popular iPad.
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