Excerpts from wifr.com:

Harlem-Roscoe Fire Protection District incorporated its new drones into a controlled burn training session for new recruits.


Six recruits and five high school cadets had the opportunity to practice their firefighting skills in a real-life scenario. The training house was donated by the Roscoe Methodist Church. The district tried out its new drone during the process. This technology helps firefighters get an aerial view of the fire, this way they can preplan their attack before entering. The drone only takes a few seconds to get footage of the whole fire.

The district hopes the use of the drones will help make firefighters jobs safer.