Colo. responders use drone in underground rescue training

They used a newly acquired drone to record the simulated rescue of victim with a broken pelvis trapped 20 feet down a water well


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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — South Metro firefighters are working to improve their skills at saving lives — namely rescuing people trapped in tight spaces underground.

Firefighters had to practice saving a worker trapped and hurt in a well. They conducted the practice mission to hone their skills on rescuing trapped people using the latest in technology on the ground, and in the air.

On the ground firefighters worked to rescue an injured victim trapped 20 feet down a water well. A drone recorded the mission from high above.

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