Dubai Firefighters Use Jetpacks to Fight Fires


Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has unveiled an innovative system for firefighters so they can fight fires from the city’s waterways.

Dubbed Dolphin, the system includes a jet ski equipped with a jetpack and firehose. Firefighters use a jet ski to reach the scene and then fly on a jetpack to tackle the flame.

The Dubai Civil Defense released a video showing a firefighter heading straight to the scene of the emergency on a jet ski. Then the firefighter fly using a jetpack to tackle the flame with a hose attached to the device.

The waterways provide an unlimited source of water that is used to propel the device and fight the fire.

The city’s Civil Defense hopes that this innovative kit will save a significant amount of time by avoiding the messy traffic on the city roads.

Source: The Independent