PRESS RELEASE – October 20, 2017

Published on Oct 20, 2017 at 03:22p.m.


Photograph – Menlo Fire Battalion Chief Tom Calvert and DJI Drone Representative Romeo Durscher prepare the Matrice Drone for authorized use above the fire ravaged areas of Sonoma County earlier this week working in partnership with public safety agencies at the Alameda and Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office – Credit Menlo Fire

News Release:

Some local Firefighters and resources are being released to come home from the Northern California Fires while others are being held until its completely out.

After conducting Drone operations this year for floods, fires and hurricanes inside and outside the State – Menlo Fire partners with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and Drone manufacturers DJI and Intel to assist in documenting and mapping the devastating fire damage in Sonoma County working in part

Fire Damaged Areas can be found at the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Web-Site:

Some examples of picture taken by Menlo Fire, DJI, Intel Drone Team

360 degree – zoom in/out example – Also found on the Sonoma Web-site:

YouTube video clip taken by Menlo Fire, DJI, Intel Drone Team:

Also found on the Sonoma County Web-site:

Full Press Release: Tubb's Fire Final - SMC Menlo Fire Resouces Return Home - Menlo Fire 10-20-2017.pdf

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Attached Photograph 2 – Menlo Park Firefighters at the Tubb’s Fire (L – R) Engineer Steve Rohrer, Engineer Matt Pruit, Engineer Paramedic Anthony Morales and Captain Paramedic Rod Brovelli
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