GPS Mapping and Addresses

Tips on using GPS coordinates and mapping along with street address

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Use GPS Coords for Drive-to Directions

Remote sites and preplans lacking street view or google address support
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Customizing Map Display

Control default map type and "clutter" of labels
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Show Preplan Features on the Map

Show Access, Shutoff, FDC, etc., icons on your map view, allowing drill down into details
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Driving Directions

Drive-to directions for preplans and water supplies
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Using Blazemark to Respond to an Incident

Rapid search via Response Mode for a given address or name of building
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Show Map Elements with Custom Labels

Add short labels to structure elements
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Measuring Distance in Google Maps

Google Maps can help you calculate distances
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Calculating Custom Hose Lay Distances

When you need extended hoselines to reach the hydrant, use Google Maps.
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Address and GPS Locations Explained

Maintaining precise lat/lon location on the map
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Why Doesn't an Address Show up in the Right Spot?

Sometimes, Google and your address are not in sync.
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My Google Map imagery is wrong?!

Some Google imagery can be incorrect or even inconsistent at different Zoom levels!
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Google Street Names are Wrong

How to fix road and street names in Google Maps
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