NSP using new drone technology to help fight Buffalo Creek Wildfire
The "crash reconstruction drones" are typically used to help with accident investigations and cleanup times at crash sites.
GERING, Neb, (KLKN) — More images coming in from the Buffalo Creek Wildfire in Banner and Scotts Bluff Counties. The Nebraska State Patrol releasing pictures and video captured by its drones normally used in car crashes.
The “crash reconstruction drones” are typically used to help with accident investigations and cleanup times at crash sites. Channel 8 gave you an inside look at the training involved to use these drones just last week.
In a tweet, NSP says more than a dozen crews have been involved in containing the Buffalo Creek Wildfire, which authorities say has burned more than 2,500 acres and is 50 percent contained.
You can see the Nebraska State Patrol’s incredible images and videos here: