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Human LookoutsReplaced w/ Camera To Spot Wildfires

Maintaining a fire tower lookout can be costly for wildfire agencies, but in the West, many towers are still staffed by seasonal employees. Now the Oregon Department of Forestry is phasing out human lookouts in exchange for highly sensitive cameras. These cameras have the potential to change the way fire departments detect fire nationwide. More Info: #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR


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