South King Fire & Rescue announced Wednesday (May 9) that they will be launching a brand new, redesigned website – www.southkingfire.org – to be unveiled on Tuesday, May 15.
“Budget cuts and the fire chief’s insistence for cost efficiency left South King Fire & Rescue staff struggling with how to manage website content on an aging website platform,” reads an announcement. “IT and administrative staff brainstormed how to best meet the need to keep the community up-to-date while reducing the need for staff time.”
The site platform was designed to allow multiple employees within the organization to manage their own content without advanced programming knowledge. It will also allow members of the community to request automatic notification of meetings and special events as well as emergency information in the wake of a disaster or large scale emergency.
The site will still offer downloadable prevention and safety materials for teachers and public safety advocates. Fire prevention information, fire code regulations, permit information, and inspection forms will still be available to business owners, contractors, and the general public.
The new website will be launched on May 15th to the public.