Two state-of-the-art drones strengthened the Cyprus Fire Service to prevent incidents, such as the recent catastrophic fire in the mountainous Limassol, and to manage them with state-of-the-art technological equipment. The equipment was provided by Hellenic Petroleum Cyprus (EKO).
According to today's announcement of the Fire Service, the delivery of the equipment took place on Tuesday, July 27 at the Headquarters of the Fire Service in Lakatamia, in the presence of the CEO of the Hellenic Petroleum Group in Cyprus, George Grigoras and the Deputy Fire Chief.
The donation, which exceeds 40 thousand euros, includes not only the concession of the drones but also the training of their pilots, is added.
Upon completion of the receipt, certified operators will train members of the Fire Service in their operation, making full use of their capabilities in locating and extinguishing fires.
The drones are essential supplies of every modern fire service, as with the capabilities of mapping and monitoring, from a distance, they provide, in real time, necessary information to the members of the Fire Brigade who are on the front line, it is supplemented.
In this way, they multiply the efficiency of firefighting operations.
These drones utilize the most modern digital technology, as they have a number of special features that make them ideal for dealing with and preventing fires.
In particular, they have the ability to fly to the point of fire, even in conditions of dense smoke, and to collect data accurately and send it quickly to firefighters.
The radiometric thermal camera can also be put into operation at night to magnify and accurately present the critical data that the House needs to reduce the extent of the disaster and to save lives that are endangered whether they are locals or members of the House. operating at the front.
The operations of unmanned aircraft are not limited to the time of fire, but can patrol in normal conditions and detect potential outbreaks or hazards.
Donation of state-of-the-art drones to the Cyprus Fire Service by Hellenic Cyprus Petroleum.