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Red Mountain outfitted with cameras for fire prevention


Last updated 11/11/2010 at Noon

Fallbrook’s Red Mountain has been outfitted with eight cameras that will help Cal Fire spot wildfires early and allow for better strategizing when it comes to dealing with fire in a fast-paced situation.

The cameras, which were installed by researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), provide 360-degree visual coverage of the area, giving firefighters an easy way to detect fires in unincorporated parts of San Diego County. Currently, there are 50 live webcams placed strategically throughout the county.

The project, called “FireSight,” is part of the UCSD-based Hi...

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