Post Notre Dame de Paris Disaster Will Accelerate Smarter Fire Fighting

A recent Facebook post found on the (www.facebook.com/kimkomando) page peaked my interest. This post got me to thinking about how organizations should consider making digital 3D models of buildings to help disaster mitigation and restoration. Many municipal codes already require building schematics to be approved and shared with local fire departments. Expect more collaboration between engineers and fire fighting agencies post Notre Dame de Paris disaster. The tragic fire that recently burned Notre Dame de Paris captured the attention of the world. As this Cathedral burned. Social media responded indignantly. For example, why are so many firefighters “standing back?” The answer is Colossus. Colossus is a remote-controlled drone.…

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