DJI Drone Used to Search and Inspect Valencia High-Rise After Fire Tragedy

DJI Drone Used to Search and Inspect Building in Aftermath Blaze

In a heart-wrenching incident in Valencia, , a high-rise apartment building became the scene of a devastating fire on February 22, leading to a tragic loss of life and numerous injuries. Emergency services, in a bid to thoroughly examine the aftermath and assess the extent of the damage, employed DJI to navigate through the remains of the structure.

A video shared by Yahoo shows the DJI drone in action. It appears to be a or 350 RTK although it is u clear at this point in time which exact model it is.

Rising Death Toll and the Search for Survivors

The grim discovery of 10 victims by the has shocked the local community and raised concerns about building safety standards. Pilar Bernabe, Valencia's government delegate, confirmed the fatalities, marking a somber moment for the city. Initially, there were fears that 14 people were missing; however, reassurances came as four individuals were found to be safe, away from the disaster site.

The Toll on First Responders and Residents

The blaze not only claimed the lives of residents but also left a mark on those who rushed in to help. According to reports, fifteen individuals, including seven brave , required medical attention following their heroic efforts to quell the flames. El Pais highlighted that nine of these individuals were hospitalized, underscoring the severity of the situation.

This tragic event serves as a stark reminder of the unpredictability of such disasters and the importance of fire safety measures. As the city of Valencia mourns, the focus shifts to supporting the affected families and ensuring that the heroes who faced the fire head-on receive the care they need. The community's resilience will be tested as it begins to rebuild, both physically and emotionally, from the ashes of this calamity.

Photo was shared on X by Mario Nawfal.

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Haye Kesteloo
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