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Drones crucial to extinguish the fire at Notre-Dame de Paris

It allowed firefighters to make the right decisions -VIDEO

In order to assess what decisions to take and how to act to extinguish the flames of the fire that broke out on Monday, April 15th in the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, the firefighters brigade use some drones, because it is impossibile to use helicopters at cause of the high and hot column of smoke. Speaking to the French press the commander of the Paris district of firefighters Gabriel Plus explained how "the drones were indispensable because they allowed us to understand in real time where to act to extinguish the flames before they arrived on the two bell towers, damaging irreparably Cathedral". A use of drones, this, which is becoming increasingly popular as it allows to give a real-time awareness of the situation to the ground teams, as well as guaranteeing the possibility of getting closer to the area hit by the flames without endangering the safety of the people.

Below, the video taken from a drone inside the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris:

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