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Drones help firefighters keep an eye in the sky

We took a live look at Agate Lake with the NewsWatch 12 drone, Sky 12.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 11:07 AM
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 11:07 AM

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at jack in the box. drones are being used to fight wildfires. he joins us live from agate lake to show us how they can be used. using drones gives firefighters a chance to see from a different perspective. like you're seeing now. this is a live look from the skywatch 12 drone. in the case of odf, teams can gather information on the forest canopy in the winter and they can help with fire fighting in the summer. it is safer crews in a fire fight to gather information from the sky without putting fire fighters in dangerous conditions they also can do what other aircraft cant. ic2:18 oc 2:37 we also have the ability with unmanned aircraft o get waivers from the fahat will allow us to fly for emergency puposes to b able to fly in less than a half mile visibilty when manned aircraft aren't safe to flyw can still fly this, we cn fly it at night with lights and things like that drone are also used after a fire. they can be flown over a fire scene to help investigators find the source of a fire or show how it spread. [a11]odf drone use-live tag coming up at 6, other uses for this technology in news and in fire fighting and how odf pilot is using what he learned in the military flying drones, help in fighting wildfires. with wildfire activity currently low in oregon- the
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