Fire departments nationwide using drones

Published on Jun 05, 2017 at 09:12a.m.

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Fire departments are now catching on to the popularity of drones.

Firefighters from across the country gathered in Menlo Park Friday for a symposium on drones. The Menlo Park Fire Department hoped to show what they have learned so other departments can develop their own drone programs. 

It has taken the Menlo Park Fire Department three years to get their drone program off the ground. They now have 10 drones, five operators, and growing experience.

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