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SIGHT FIRES FROM THE SKY IN FRANCE
PARIS, French dept. of Toulouse is achieving excellent results in fire prevention using a Cessna and two fire-men. Flying at 1000 metres of height, according to firemen squads is possible to sight a growing fire from more than 25 kilometres faraway and make signals to ground squads, thanks to an easy cartographic system based on GPS, the exact location of fire.
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