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New app from National Grid to help first responders

As we know, there’s an app for just about everything and now, with the help of the Ware Fire Department, National Grid is launching their very own app.

About a year ago, Ware Deputy Fire Chief Edward Wloch was working with a National Grid crew on a pole at Memorial Field

“And I took a picture and sent it to the line supervisor and he came flying right up and said ‘Hey, too bad we can’t do this all the time.’ I said ‘Ya, why cant we?'” Wloch said.

That’s when the First Responder iRestore App was born. It allows crews to take a picture of a problem, such as a tree on a burning wire, and send it directly to others in the department along with National Grid

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