Speech to Text for How ODF spots fires across our region
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looking at have three primary ways to monitor for fire during lightning storms. crews monitor cameras for smoke throughout the county... a system detects where lightning strikes... and they say they are always appreciative when people call them with tips. all of these techniques were used on wednesday and thursday... helping responders get to fires quickly. which the o-d-f district forester says was ultimately what prevented them from spreading. helping responders get to fires quickly. which the o-d-f district forester says was ultimately what prevented them from spreading. dennis says, "most of those events were either turned in by staff lookouts or the public. we respond to them as soon as we get the car and we like to be there in less than an hour." this is the time of year where fires can smolder for days if not weeks before spreading, that's why the odf crews will continue to monitor the area looking for any potential fires, today: saturday will feature mostly