Meet the robot firefighter that battled the Notre Dame blaze

robot firefighter in Notre Dame

“Meet WALL-E’s badass cousin, Colossus, a firefighting robot that helped turn the tide at Monday’s devastating fire at Notre Dame de Paris

With the roof ablaze and threatening to bring the monumental building down, the Paris Fire Brigade withdrew its human firefighters and sent in one of its newest team members, a caterpillar-tracked tank-bot quickly becoming a firefighter’s best friend. 

With its help, the firefighters extinguished the blaze and largely saved 850 years of history—and no civilians or firefighters were killed in the process.”

Read the entire article by Andrew P. Han at Popular Mechanics.