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86835B16A850ACA48725872F005F5B88 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For WILDFIRE DETECTION AND RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WILDFIRE MATTERS REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Aug 12, 2021      
Location Old State Library



Wildfire Detection and Response Technology - Committee Discussion Only


11:21:37 AM  
Karen Jefferson,
Rocky Mountain TSG, presented regarding new wildfire detection and response
technology, using a powerpoint. She discussed technology to detect smoke
and firefighter fatigue. Rod Goossen, RoGO, presented regarding technology
to ensure communicate and location tracking of firefighters on remote sites.
 
11:35:33 AM  
Mr. Goossen and Ms.
Jefferson responded to committee questions regarding RoGO technology and
smoke detection cameras.
11:42:09 AM  
The committee recessed for lunch.
01:03:50 PM  
The committee came
back to order. Michael Morgan, Director, Division of Fire Prevention and
Control, and Ben Miller, Director, Center of Excellence for the Advanced
Technology Aerial Firefighting, presented to the committee regarding technology
updates, using a powerpoint. The presenters discussed Center of Excellence
wildland fire technology, unmanned systems, and aviation projects.
01:26:11 PM  
Mr. Miller and Director
Morgan responded to committee questions regarding communication in wildland
areas, fire predicting technology, and funding for wildfire technology.