North Carolina firefighters using Google glass

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ROCK MOUNT, NC – While some are worried about privacy issues with new technology like Google Glass, some are taking advantage of it.

Patrick Jackson is a firefighter in North Carolina, and he’s using the technology to his advantage. He made an app called Firefighter Log and accesses it using Google Glass.

When Patrick responds to a fire or medical emergency, the app gives him the address, the nature of the call, a map, turn-by-turn directions, injury reports and even a location to the nearest fire hydrant.

Patrick knows there’s potential for the app to save lives. That’s why he started using it at his local fire station and hopes the app spreads like…well, fire.