Technology is changing rapidly, and without a good plan, many in the fire industry can make errors in selecting what is likely to help with service and last longer than the warranty.

Drones continue to make their way onto fire apparatus for deployment at incident scenes. Fire departments are using drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), for recon of wildfires and motor vehicle accident scenes, hazmat incidents, hot spot identification at structure fires, and even in rescue scenarios.