Dubai Firefighters – level 3

26-01-2017 15:00

There is a new machine for firefighters in Dubai. It has no flashing lights, no sirens and it is not even the right color. It is fair to say that the city of Dubai is looking outside the box when it comes to fighting fire, but one thing is for sure, that it is doing it in style.

At summer temperatures of over 45 degrees Celsius, a machine used to getting hot and preventing fire is a high priority, and so there is a launch of the firefighting jet ski for quick response to difficult to reach places.

Once the jet ski is on location of a fire, it is time to engage the jetpack propelled into the air by streams of water. The firefighter can then attack the flames from a higher point.

Busy traffic can often slow the response of a large fire truck, and people are hoping that this latest innovation could provide an additional opportunity to save lives.

Difficult words: outside the box (completely different), launch (start), engage (start to use), jetpack (a machine that helps you move off the ground), propel (move forward or upward).

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