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The Austin Fire Department is excited to embark on a pilot project together with leaders in research and industry to explore the feasibility of the use of robotics in real-time emergency incident management. Our goal is ultimately to enhance firefighter safety and the effectiveness of the emergency response capabilities we provide to our citizens.  Meet the team.

The #1 Cause of Wildfires
96 percent of wildfires are caused by humans. 12 percent are Arson, but the #1 cause is burning trash/debris!