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Victoria fire department adds 3 drones to emergency response kit

The Victoria Fire Department has a new tool at its disposal: drones. The department now has three drones, which have multiple uses.

City of Victoria emergency program coordinator, Tanya Patterson said the drones can be used “for delivering medical supplies, searching for lost or trapped victims, situational awareness, so after an earthquake they can go out and get an aerial view of some of the most damaged areas and we can send our crews quickly there.” 269 more words

Canada

Robots

One often hears news about robots performing functions of human beings in countries like Japan, US, Germany, South Korea, China and even in small countries like Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Hong Kong in factories, restaurants, hospitals, transport equipments  etc and there is hardly any news about the manufacture or use of robots in India. 114 more words

Con Keating - Damage control

This blog is by Con Keating; Con Keating is head of research at Brighton Rock Group and a member of the steering committee of the financial econometrics research centre at the University of Warwick… 841 more words

Pensions

Blast, Fires Hit World's Largest Chemical Complex; At Least 2 Dead, 6 Injured 2 Missing

The headquarters of the world’s largest chemical company, BASF, was hit earlier today by an explosion and numerous fires — none caused by terrorists. The incidents, at Ludwigshafen, Germany, killed at least two people and injured a number of others, and at 2:55 p.m. 113 more words

Health Issues/Risks

A'Fire Fighter' a day with his cousin.

We alighted at kranji and a short walking distance to the fire station. Both boys are very excited.

Entering to the fire station, they are being ‘debrief’ and put on their 1st fire helmet!.   248 more words

Reuven Loo Growing Up

Blaziken Sweeper

We all know that Blazeiken can be quite the sweeper and we’re here to give you the low down. First off if you got a Blazeiken with the hidden Ability: Speed boost then don’t go for a Mega Blazeiken because that’s just wasting a item spot. 68 more words

Fire-Fighting

Steve Buscemi the Firefighter

All actors have had other jobs before becoming successful – many of them in catering which allows flexible hours. Steve Buscemi has always stuck me as an interesting actor, often cast in a marginal, character roles, but this shows him to be a brave and civic minded  individual as he helped out in the aftermath of 9/11.   26 more words

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