HSIP New Jersey Fire Stations point locations, NAD83 NJ State Plane feet  
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HSIP New Jersey Fire Stations point locations, NAD83 NJ State Plane feet
 
Keywords:
  Theme:   Airplane ambulances, Ambulances, Ambulance service., Emergency medical services., Emergency medical personnel., Fire departments., Fire stations., Helicopter ambulances, Search and rescue operations., structure 
  Place:   New Jersey 
 
Description:
  Abstract:  Fire Stations in New JerseyAny location where fire fighters are stationed or based out of, or where equipment that such personnel use in carrying out their jobs is stored for ready use. Fire Departments not having a permanent location are included, in which case their location has been depicted at the city/town hall or at the center of their service area if a city/town hall does not exist. This dataset includes those locations primarily engaged in forest or grasslands fire fighting, including fire lookout towers if the towers are in current use for fire protection purposes. This dataset includes both private and governmental entities. Fire fighting training academies are also included.This dataset is comprised completely of license free data.The Fire Station dataset and the EMS dataset were merged into one working file. TGS processed as one file and then separated for delivery purposes.Records with "-DOD" appended to the end of the [NAME] value are located on a military base, as defined by the Defense Installation Spatial Data Infrastructure (DISDI) military installations and military range boundaries.Text fields in this dataset have been set to all upper case to facilitate consistent database engine search results.All diacritics (e.g., the German umlaut or the Spanish tilde) have been replaced with their closest equivalent English character to facilitate use with database systems that may not support diacritics. The currentness of this dataset is indicated by the [CONTDATE] field. Based upon this field, the oldest record dates from 01/20/2006 and the newest record dates from 08/28/2008.
  Purpose:  Homeland Security Use Cases: Use cases describe how the data may be used and help to define and clarify requirements. 1. An assessment of whether or not the total fire fighting capability in a given area is adequate.2. A list of resources to draw upon by surrounding areas when local resources have temporarily been overwhelmed by a disaster - route analysis can determine those entities that are able to respond the quickest.3. A resource for Emergency Management planning purposes.4. A resource for catastrophe response to aid in the retrieval of equipment by outside responders in order to deal with the disaster.5. A resource for situational awareness planning and response for Federal Government events.
 
Publisher Information
  Publisher:   NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS) 
  Publication Place:   Trenton, NJ 
  Publication Date:   20080919 
  Direct NJGIN
metadata link:  
https://njgin.state.nj.us/NJ_NJGINExplorer/ShowMetadata.jsp?docId=F1875026-0789-11DF-BF8E-0003BA02A824 
 
Spatial Domain:
  West Coordinate:   -75.545179 
  East Coordinate:   -73.922949 
  North Coordinate:   41.312952 
  South Coordinate:   38.931393 
  Coverage Area:   New Jersey 
 
Spatial Data Information:
  Data Type:   Vector 
  Data Format:   AVSHP 
 
Time period for which the data is relevant:
  Beginning Date:   20060120 
  Ending Date:   20080828 
 
Status of the Data:
  Progress:   Complete 
  Data Update Frequency:   Unknown 
 
Data Storage and Access Information:
  Access Constraints:  None
  Use Constraints:  None
  Online Linkage:  https://njgin.state.nj.us/oit/gis/download/hsip_FireSta.zip

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