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How drones might be used to respond to emergencies

by Dave Boyce

It's been almost a year since the Menlo Park Fire Protection District received the authority from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate drones in responding to emergency situations. The district has four of the aerial devices and six firefighters trained to operate them, keeping them in sight as they do.

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