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Listen: Drones To Be Used To Combat Summer Forest Fires.

: 05/19/2019 - 12:17

Coillte and the National Parks and Wildlife Service will use drones this summer to try to tackle forest fires.

They've approved a pilot project in the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains, which could role out across the rest of the country if it proves successful.

Coillte Communications Manager Pat Neville says drones can help them spot fires quickly and save valuable time to stop them taking hold:

 

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