The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is looking to significantly increase its drone fleet. The LAFD is one of the largest fire departments in the United States next to New York City and Chicago. With an annual budget of about $691 million and 3,500 employees, the department responded to 492,717 calls in 2018.
LAFD Stories October 22, 2019
LAFD Stories September 24, 2019
DJI commits drone technology to increase support for national disaster response efforts. New DJI Disaster Relief Program will provide emergency responders with DJI drone technology and training. The DJI Disaster Relief Program was announced at AirWorks 2019, DJI’s annual commercial drone conference.
LAFD Stories April 8, 2019
This morning, DJI announced the continuation of their partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) to advance the use of drones. The LAFD will get access to DJI’s latest drone technology, training, and support. This is very exciting news as we see an increase in the use of unmanned aircraft by both police and fire departments around the country to help save people’s lives and bring them back home safely. Just see today’s stories here on DroneDJ.