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California fire crews focus on fire-fighting technology

With the 2019 fire season in gear, crews in California and around the country are increasing focuses on technology to fight fire.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 12:59 PM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 12:59 PM

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the cause. ### with the 2019 fire season in gear, crews here in california and around the country are increasingly turning to technology to fight fire. this week first responder agencies will be in colorado training on how to use drones for worst-case scenarios... train wrecks, haz-mat, fires... search and rescue. some drones are able to fly through tight spaces, see through smoke and flames...*an* some even have thermal cameras to find possible victims. this is the best tool that we've gotten since the fire hose// so instead of getting out, putting your life in danger, walking behind a house, you can put the drone up in the air in 30 seconds, you can see what's going on the goal is for the training and information first responders learn and share this week will help during or after future emergencies.### the pilot
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