New Water Tank Could Speed Helicopter Responses to Fires

The "fire hydrant" technology would make it easier for firefighters to do water drops in remote areas.
By Backpacker Contributors ,

California National Guard

Orange County fire officials are testing a new water tank technology intended to speed up helicopter response times to wildfires. The system uses robot valves to tap into municipal water supplies so helicopters could gain quick access for water drops in remote areas.

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