CBS SF Local: Santa Clara County To Deploy New Wildfire Response Technology

Following an unprecedented fire season, the Santa Clara County Fire Department has acquired new technologies to improve wildfire and emergency response and preparedness.

“This is the worst fire season ever … and the use of technology is one way the fire service has adapted to better combat these wildfires today,” fire chief Tony Bowden said.

The county received three new pieces of high-tech equipment as well as grant funding to expand three data platforms from the state — nearly all funded by the state.

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