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shteb13

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I don't know if anyone else had been doing this but in addition to my scanning I was following Toronto fire on twitter, which was handy because I would get live updates to what I was listening to. For example in a certain location it would indicate truck numbers R113 P131 etc. I noticed that they have stopped tweeting. Anyone know anything about this?
 

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Why didn't you just ask them on Twitter?

I don't know if anyone else had been doing this but in addition to my scanning I was following Toronto fire on twitter, which was handy because I would get live updates to what I was listening to. For example in a certain location it would indicate truck numbers R113 P131 etc. I noticed that they have stopped tweeting. Anyone know anything about this?
 

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Idle they dont respond on twitter,
I like the CAD but twitter worked better bc I got the notification to my phone as SMS and i didn't have to use my data while on the go...
 

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I'm pretty sure the Twitter feed is automatic from their CAD system from what I can tell from the tweets' fomrat. I'd noticed that it was not sending just the other night, when I was showing someone how prevalent social media has become in emergency services. Oops!

I believe it was written or maintained by "Iain J. Grant" (Twitter: @ijg) based on some of the info available from the @tofire page. I've just now sent him a tweet asking what's up, but that may be futile - he last tweeted August 15, having been rather active before that (and @tofire last tweeted August 19).

Let's just hope he's on vacation and can't be back to reset everything...
 

MAC_01

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Any update as to why the TORFIRE twitter feeds still aren't working? I noticed Tor.Fire live incidents hasn't been working for a few days either.

A question? Recently Toronto Police has disappeared and now can only hear Toronto Fire, OPP on the audio channel. Does anybody know why the TPS feeds is no more?

Thanks!
 

shteb13

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Happy to say that the twitter feed us back up and in full force!
Woke up this morning to find several incidents reported!
 

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Anyone know what happened to the MTO updates via email for road closures/ lane restrictions? I found that really handy but it stopped and can't find the link to it..
 

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Anyone know what happened to the MTO updates via email for road closures/ lane restrictions? I found that really handy but it stopped and can't find the link to it..

Still running.

MTO Traffic Alerts (@MTOAlerts) on Twitter or you can get them by email from http://canalert.ca:81/mailman/admin/mto-alerts

Most Recent One
*-NEW-*
401 Westbound Collector(s) [HWY 400 - ] - Collision
Highway: 401
Direction: Westbound
From/At: HWY 400
Lanes Affected: LEFT SHOULDER AND 2 LEFT LANE(S)
Reason Collision
Last Change: ENTERED 2011-11-26 19:53:46

Event Start: November 26, 2011 19:53:46
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