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Drones in the city: 10 alternative applications

28 Jul 2015  | David Wagner

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(Source: Denniss via Wikipedia)

Firefighters at Yosemite National Park have used drones to help put out forest fires. In this instance the drone was used mostly for observation, searching for hot spots inside smoky, low-visibility areas. However, drones could be equipped to drop water and fire-retardant chemicals, just as helicopters and airplanes do on larger fires today.

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