New Application for Mobile Devices Offers Waldo Canyon Fire Information
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Colorado Springs, CO, June 24, 2012, Joint Information Command Waldo Canyon Fire- El Paso County has launched a new mobile application for smart phone devices to make it easier for residents to get information on the Waldo Canyon Fire. The app is available at: http:// elpasocountywaldofire.com and will work with I-Phones, Safari web browser and through the Google Chrome browser on laptops and desktop computers. Internet Explorer users can download Google Chrome at : http://www.google.com/chromeframe
Information available through the app is being generated at the Joint Information Center which is being staffed by Public Information Officers representing City and County Public Safety agencies, the United States Forest Service, Colorado Springs Utilities, Memorial Hospital and many other organizations working to provide assistance and information to residents. The latest Information is available on the United States Forest Service website at www.inciweb.org, at the City of Colorado Springs website www.springsgov.com, at the El Paso County Sheriff’s office website http://shr.elpasoco.comand at the El Paso County website www.elpasoco.com.
The Joint Information Center is typically staffed 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily for the duration of the fire.
Apple iPhone and iPad Installation Instructions. You may need to scroll to the bottom of this message and click the link to "Download Full Message" button to properly display the instructions with accompanying images.
Wait a few seconds for the EPC mobile app to load. You will know it is finished loading when you see County news release images scrolling on your screen
Tap the "Share" icon immediately to the left of http://elpasocountywaldofire.com in the Safari address bar
Tap "Add to Home Screen"
Confirm the web-based mobile app's name, "App Name" and tap "Add" in the upper right menu. I used "EPC Mobile" as a sample app name.
The El Paso County Elections Mobile App will install itself on your home screen
Tap the EPC Mobile App icon to launch the application