ERAU Students Aid Firefighters in Chino Valley
They were in a remote area outside Chino Valley to pick a spot to test their drones. But these Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students wound up preventing what could have been a serious fire. Over the weekend, the students came across an adandoned fire where hazardous materials were present. They alerted Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority, and used GPS coordinates to bring them to the scene. Firefighters quickly dealt with the blaze before it could spread and consume the hazardous materials.