It’s like they always say, you gotta fight fire with..err..drones, just use drones. Via Drone Girl:
Flying drones equipped with infrared cameras and ignition payloads are being used for wildland firefighting these days. And in a recent episode of the Federal Aviation Adminstration’s “The Air Up There” podcast, ‘FAA drone guy’ Kevin Morris and co-host Talisa White discussed how drones are critical in fighting wildfires, along with Mike Sheldon, an air traffic security expert for FAA, Dirk Giles, the Forest Service’s drone program manager, and Pete York, a CAL FIRE captain.
For the National Forest Service, drone use began back in 2015.
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