Mitchell County to use drone to help emergency responders

Greg Beaver NEW

OSAGE—Mitchell County Emergency Services purchased a drone this month for the county’s emergency responders to use.

“It’s another asset we can utilize now,” Mitchell County Sheriff Greg Beaver said.

Beaver said the sheriff’s office could use the drone for aerial views as it investigates traffic accidents, as well as search and rescue.

Though it has not been used yet, Capt. Kris Olson of the Osage Fire Department said he’s confident it could be used at any time.

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