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With 563 wildfires burning in B.C., the province is looking at whether it can take advantage of a number of new firefighting technologies.
But as the senior officer of research and innovation with the service, Mike McCulley, told Daybreak Kamloops host, Shelley Joyce, “just because something sounds great, doesn’t mean it is great.”
McCulley says his team is constantly testing out new technologies to see whether they could be effectively implemented into its disaster response.
Right now, he’s in Fort St. James testing out the Safeguard sprinkler systems.
A continuous water curtain
In an effort to protect the town from the
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