The Canadian Press

2015-11-03 | Wildfire Drones

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Crews fighting wildfires in B-C may soon have a new tool in their arsenal. Provincial fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek says the B-C Wildfire Service did trials last summer to help determine whether drones could be used to help fire suppression efforts. (The companies contracted for the trials have special permits from Transport Canada allowing them to fly in the restricted airspace above wildfires.)

Date: 2015-11-03
Placeline: KAMLOOPS.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was a pretty positive experience so we are still rolling up our evaluation and kind of looking at how it went so no decision yet as to what are involved going to be to do in the future but it was worth it or not but certainly I think you know what does compelling no possibility that this could be used more often since they used for for other purposes as well >>