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How drones are helping aid — and protect — firefighters

PRIEST LAKE, Idaho — The Idaho Panhandle National Forests (IPNF) were recently hit with two wildfires – the Bee Top Fire and the Consalus Fire. To help, the IPNF received aid in the form of interagency drones, or unmanned aircraft systems, designed to help wildfires. “We communicate directly with the …

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