Watch Duty Wildfire App - California Brush Fire Informational and Stay up-to-date Brush Fire Alerts for iPhone-Android

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Brian
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Watch Duty Wildfire App - California Brush Fire Informational and Stay up-to-date Brush Fire Alerts for iPhone-Android

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Great app for brush fire season. They just added all the counties for California state on June 1st, 2022.

Watch Duty - brush fire informational app for iPhone & Android.

Get ready California, Watch Duty is expanding to the entire state this year in 2022

Stay up-to-date on wildfires when it matters most.

Watch Duty gives you real-time information about fire movement and firefighting efforts nearby.

Monitor the situation and make informed decisions when seconds count

Get photos and push notifications of conditions on the ground

For now you can only subscribe to 4 counties for alerts.

https://www.watchduty.org

Try Watch Duty in your web browser
https://app.watchduty.org

iOS App
Download Watch Duty (Wildfire) and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/watch-dut ... 1574452924

Android app
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... chduty.app

Watch Duty - Twitter
@watchdutyapp
https://twitter.com/watchdutyapp

Watch Duty - Facebook
https://facebook.com/watchdutyapp


This app is helping Californians stay on top of wildfire risks
An inside look at Watch Duty, a website called The Lookout, and a citizen-led quest for better information about fire dangers.
PUBLISHED MAY 2, 2022
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https://napavalleyregister.com/news/loc ... 5b0a9.html

A newly expanded app aims to be the emergency alert system the public deserves.
https://www.montereycountyweekly.com/op ... 0.amp.html

The Silicon Valley veterans who want to bring you wildfire info in real time.
Watch Duty, launched last year, sends users push notifications about new and spreading fire, giving them vital time to prepare
https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... con-valley

Monitor fires in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties in real time with new app
https://www.sonomacountygazette.com/son ... h-new-app/

You’re on Watch Duty!
August 11, 2021
by John Clarke Mills
http://www.johnclarkemills.com/2021/08/ ... atch-duty/
Brian
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Re: Watch Duty - California Brush Fire Informational app for iPhone & Android

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The first alert was sent out for the ‘Nirvana Fire‘ on the Watch Duty app.
Saturday June 4th, 2022.
https://share.watchduty.org/incident/229

“Vegetation fire impacting multiple junkyards. Numerous additional units requested including aircraft. Structure protection in place.
1879 Nirvana Avenue, Chula Vista, CA, USA”

“1-2 acres. Immediate structure threat to 2 junkyards. CVPD requested to shut down. Nirvana Ave and Energy Way“
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