Newly installed technology to assist Alaska fire department
September 1, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska fire department has announced new technology has been installed to help monitor wildfires.
The Alaska Energy Desk reported Friday that forester John See oversaw the installation of the fire-monitoring device on a Stuckagain Heights home east of Anchorage.
See says the device is meant to help the Anchorage Fire Department respond to fires faster by providing a more precise location.
Fire officials say the device is a thermography camera that is designed to locate and analyze the telltale signs of a wildfire.
Officials say the security-like camera is one o...