24/11/2018 - Trailblazers: The Future of Firefighting

Nov 24, 2018 on BBC NEWS at 1:30 AM


Click looks at what can help firefighters tackle blazes in the future. Spencer Kelly takes a look at the latest techniques in firefighting at the International Fire Training Centre. Lara Lewington travels to Lancashire to look at drones with thermal ... (more)imaging to help locate the deep seat of a fire, wildfire drones that swarm to sensors that detect fires in a field, and a lance that pierces metal to fight blazes. Paul Carter flies to Switzerland to check out the latest in firefighting suits, a helmet that uses augmented reality to see through smoke, and a firefighting train. And Kat Hawkins looks through the lenses of the latest virtual reality to help investigate crime scenes to help train firefighters and police.

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