Video: UAE tests drone for dousing fire in highrise apartments
08 Aug 2019
A drone put out a fire in the training yard of the Civil Defence Academy in Abu Dhabi.
The Civil Defence Department at the Ministry of Interior conducted an experiment to put out a fire using a drone at the training yard of the Civil Defence Academy in Abu Dhabi.
Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defence General Commander-in-chief at the Ministry of Interior witnessed a live demonstration of a drone assisting in a fire drill at the training field of the Civil Defence Academy.
Al Marzouqui was briefed about the drone’s operational capabilities, as part of the strategy to leverage the latest developments in the prevention and public safety field.
This would improve performance in the Civil Defence sector to be on par with the highest international standards and support ‘prevention, firefighting and rescue’ efforts to preserve lives, property and national gains.