FLYMOTION drone deployment aids hurricane response in Florida
Tampa Bay drone and robotic services company FLYMOTION has joined the expanding list of homegrown and national businesses and emergency responder organizations now hard at work to locate and care for survivors, and assist large areas of southwest Florida start recovering from the devastating passage of Hurricane Ian.
Aware of the destructive power that Category 4 Ian would batter areas with as it passed through, FLYMOTION began preparing its drone-led search, rescue, and reconnaissance operation even before the hurricane made land. That advance work allowed the company to mobilize teams to worst-hit Cape Coral, Ft. Myers, Bonita Beach, and other ravaged Lee County cities October 1, as soon as authorities gave the clear sign.
Since then, FLYMOTION has been providing daily updates of its work using drones to assess damage, map neighborhoods, gauge recession of flood waters, and locate and help people stranded by Hurricane Ian’s merciless force….