Wash. considers using UAVs to help fight wildfires

06/10/2013 | FoxNews.com

With wildfire season on the horizon, the state of Washington's Department of Natural Resources maintains an interest in using unmanned aerial vehicles to fight fires. "During wildfires, flying unmanned aircraft for information-gathering purposes is potentially safer and cheaper than manned aircraft, and they may be able to provide more timely and in-depth data to our firefighters on the ground," said spokesman Matthew Randazzo.

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