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FLASH communication device aims to help wildland firefighters

BEN WRING of The Dalles displays the FLASH communication device by Persistent Systems LLC, which is being touted as a solution to firefighter communication problems during wildfires.

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BEN WRING of The Dalles displays the FLASH communication device by Persistent Systems LLC, which is being touted as a solution to firefighter communication problems during wildfires.



Military technologies often make their way into the civilian world, but the recent transition of one high-tech system was spurred by the deaths of 19 “hotshot” firefighters in Arizona a year ago...

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