Police and fire departments demonstrate drone for Lake Township Trustees

Peak of Ohio

Lake Township Trustees Bill Nichols, Peter Stolly, Jim Wish, and Fiscal Officer Bill Boy gathered in the township parking lot on South Detroit Street Tuesday evening. Fire Chief Andy Fissel, Police Chief Brandon Standley, and firefighter Hodge Hager were present to demonstrate how the city’s $22,500 DJI Matrice 210 drone operates. Lake Township bought the drone after hearing a presentation from the departments on the drone’s benefits. Finding victims, missing persons, or identifying the danger of certain situations in a timely fashion has always been an issue that has plagued both departments.

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