“With infrared, even if it was so smokey you couldn’t see your hand in front of


“With infrared, even if it was so smokey you couldn’t see your hand in front of


“With infrared, even if it was so smokey you couldn’t see your hand in front of your face, it would still look crystal clear.”

Planes equipped with infrared scanners are helping authorities take on historic wildfires in the US.

Their ability to see through thick haze allows firefighters to get an accurate picture of the fire’s behaviour from the air.

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