Artificial intelligence could soon be used to detect wildfires before they get out of hand.
Colorado wildfires are a growing concern as the season lengthens and the workforce diminishes, and legislators are taking notice. Multiple bills have been introduced to combat the increasing obstacles.
“It really truly is a perfect storm of longer months with wildfires, less people to tackle it and less educators to train them,” said Democratic State Senator Sonya Jaquez Lewis (District 17).
Ben Miller, the director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting within the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, is tasked with finding ways to mitigate and prevent wildfires through advanced technology.
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