Brian Baluta
Drone America and NIAS participate in first-of-its-kind, bi-state, multi-agency evacuation drill

NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. (May 30, 2018) — On May 19, Drone America, supported by the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), participated in a bi-state, multi-agency evacuation drill that was conducted at the north end of Lake Tahoe on the Nevada and California border. This exercise involved more than 17 separate first responder agencies and helped further Drone America’s mission to serve communities through the safe application of state-of-the-art unmanned technology.
The drill was a collaboration between Drone America, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District along with Washoe County Emergency Management, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF), Nevada Army National Guard, Nevada Highway Patrol, California Highway Patrol, North Tahoe Fire Protection District, Cal Fire, Placer County Emergency Management, Placer County Sheriff’s Department, Red Cross, IVGID, and other partner agencies.

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