The Weber County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue organization holds a fundraiser to collect enough money to purchase a new drone with a higher resolution thermal camera so that they can more effectively use drones to save lives. Watch this video below for some real-life Search and Rescue drone footage and to listen to the stories of people whose lives have been saved with the help of drones.
DJI recently released an interactive map with drone-assisted Search and Rescue operations. The drone maker estimates that well over 400 people have been saved with the help of unmanned aircraft.
Weber County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue fundraiser for new drone
Here's what Kyle Nordfors had to say on Facebook about the Weber County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue fundraiser for new drone:
Weber County Search and Rescue is comprised of some of the most highly skilled individuals in their unique expertise. We started a drone team hoping that we could implement drones to give support to our other teams to increase our response times. We have had huge success with our program and now we are in need of expanding our capabilities. We are conducting a fundraiser to provide our volunteers with the drone needed to save as many lives as possible. Please watch this video for more information from our team.
If you can donate, please go to www.webersar.org/donate-to-wcsar/
(in the notes please state “for drone.”)
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