Making Wildfire History

Rain in the News
Can Bay Area startup’s firefighting drones save us from catastrophe?

If drones from Rain Industries had been in position around the Bay Area during this August’s lightning storms, the aircraft could have contained 72% of the fires within 10 minutes of ignition, the Palo Alto firm’s co-founder and CEO Maxwell Brodie said

Meet the West Coast entrepreneurs founding startups to fight wildfires, combat the effects of climate change, and tap into a market potentially worth billions

The human and economic toll of wildfires in the US is growing. Infernos across the country have burned over 5 million acres so far this year and killed at least 30 people, and the total cost of damages is estimated to reach well into the billions.