UAS video footage from the Airborne Response flight team that joined the Operation Venetian Response II Exercise Team hosted by Miami Beach Police and Miami Beach Fire-Rescue on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. #Video #Police #FireDepartment #FireBoat #MiamiBeach #Exercise #Florida #Miami #MBFD #MBPD
SUMMARY: Drones are a valuable tool for firefighters and HAZMAT teams to use when responding to an incident. UAV video streams allow for fire commanders to quickly assess the scope of the incident from the air, effectively deploy resources, monitor incident operations, and capture footage for release to news and media outlets.
PROBLEM: In early 2014, a large fire has broke out at the Stony Creek Quarry in Connecticut. A supply of ammonium nitrate - fuel oil (ANFO) -- the lar
SUMMARY: UAV's help provide fire department commanders better situational awareness about the types of events they are responding to. Imagery from drones gives commanders much needed insight about the often dangerous and fast-moving incidents they are sending firefighters into. This can help save lives.
PROBLEM: Firefighting tactics have changed little over the years. Commanders typically use the same proven strategies based on experience and instinct that has served them