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Autonomous Air Tanker To Aid In Firefighting

Autonomous Air Tanker To Aid In Firefightingluke flynt

Thrush Aircraft and Drone America Develop World’s First Autonomous Air Tanker To Aid In Firefighting The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush Aircraft ,a manufacturer of full range of aerial application aircraft used in agriculture, forestry and firefighting roles worldwide, has formed a strategic alliance with highly-regarded unmanned aerial vehicle and systems manufacturer Drone…

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Brampton Uses Drones for Fire and Rescue Operations

Brampton Uses Drones for Fire and Rescue OperationsBrampton Fire and Emergency Services

Brampton Uses Drones for Fire and Rescue Operations Things are really heating up for the Brampton Fire and Emergency Services (BFES). The department made the decision to take to the skies using drones as part of a new approach to fighting fires and the handling of other emergencies.  They purchased three DJI Inspire 1 Pro drones. BFES received the appropriate permits from Transport Canada and is…

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UAVs For Disaster Relief and Fire Suppression Missions

ScanEagle command center at Eagle Creek, Oregon fire.Insitu

Insitu Flies ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Disaster Relief and Fire Suppression Missions Insitu Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, used its ScanEagle® UAS in assisting with several recent disaster recovery operations in Texas, and fire suppression operations in Oregon and California. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Insitu, a leading information services company with more than one million operational UAS flight hours,…

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Using Drone Technology For Public Safety

Drone Technology For Public Safety

 DJI and Menlo Park Fire Protection Use Drone Technology For Public Safety Industry giant, DJI, is expanding the use of drones as reliable tools in emergency preparedness, response and post-incident missions through its latest partnership with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (FPD). Menlo Park FPD, a Solution Development Partner, is on the hunt to find the best use of drones in order to protect…

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ArdentMC Supports Fire Recovery Operations in Northern California

ArdentMC Supports Fire Recovery OperationsArdentMC

ArdentMC Supports Fire Recovery Operations in Northern California, Donates Professional Aerial Imagery Virginia-based software development firm, Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC), is showing its support for fire recovery operations after the recent fires in Northern California. The company has announced the launch of a two week drone initiative which offers free aid in wildfire-ravaged areas of Northern California. The two-week initiative will aid in damage assessment in Napa through the use of GIS…

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Fighting Fires From The Sky

Fighting Fires From The SkyInsitu

Fighting Fires From The Sky Using Drone Aerial Reconnaissance Firefighters gain a high-tech aerial edge using Insitu’s INEXA Solutions, FireWhat, and Esri technologies Insitu, a leading information services company with more than one million operational unmanned aircraft systems flight hours, has announced its new partnership. The partnership includes FireWhat, and Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics. Through this partnership, aerial…

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Departments Getting New Eyes In The Skies

departments getting new eyes in the skiesFredericksburg Police Department

Fredericksburg Police, Fire Departments Getting New Eyes In The Skies Fredericksburg.com released a new report on the newest ‘recruits’ for both the Fredericksburg police and fire departments. These ‘recruits’ being bright orange, 3.5 pound drones capable of flying for up to 25 minutes without recharging their batteries. More importantly, the two Autel X-Star Premium small unmanned aircraft systems, or sUAS as drones are…

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Firefighters Praise Drone Technology

Firefighters Praise Drone TechnologyKOLD News 13

Drone Day: Firefighters Praise Drone Technology and It’s Usefulness TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – New technology has forward-thinking fire departments hoping to take action. “No question. The advantages of drones are there,” Tucson Fire Department Capt. Julian Herrera said. He spoke with Tucson News Now about how using the overhead drone view provides perspective when fighting structure fires, and in…

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JTT Firefighting Drones Are Saving Lives

How JTT Firefighting Drones Are Saving LivesShenzhen JTT Technology Co.,ltd

How JTT Firefighting Drones Are Saving Lives As drone technology continues to bloom within the public-safety sector, firefighting agencies have especially found UAV tech beneficial in battling blazes. Steve Richards, A firefight service’s station manager, has been trained as a drone pilot and says drones will save lives. He added: “It gives you the whole picture so when you go…

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Drones The Firefighting and Rescue Tool

Drones The Firefighting and Rescue ToolABC 7 WWSB

Drones The Firefighting and Rescue Tool ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In the future, the buzzing sounds of drones could be synonymous with the emergency sirens of fire trucks in on Florida county if the fire chief gets his way. The Orlando Sentinel reports  Orange County Fire Rescue took its first step toward using unmanned aircraft in its work. County commissioners…

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