Here we are in December in California and dire warnings are coming from the government about dry conditions being right for more blazes. What is happening?
So a startup is making noise about their drones being able to detect the blazes early and get there fast to drop 300 pounds of fire retardant before the blaze can get a foothold. The CEO is saying this will be transformative and revolutionize firefighting.
Firefighting heli pilots are saying wait, now we have to contend with large drones in the sky? Is this just an escalating arms race and not addressing the cause of the fires?