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Connecticut Fire Department Gets Help from a Drone at a Quarry Fire

Matt Ball on February 5, 2014 - in Emergency

The Branford (CT) Fire Department made use of a drone for the first time in the department’s history during a fire at the J& J Blasting Company in Stony Creek Quarry last week.

Firefighters called an evacuation based on the drones finding, causing the temporary displacement of 862 people who lived within a mile of the fire.

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