Abstract

The Problem: The destruction caused to nature and human settlements because of forest fire. Deforestation, increase in greenhouse gases because of burning of the woods, damage to the animals living in the forest, resettlement of people living in nearby areas are some problems created because of forest fires. The team’s approach to solve the problem: Making a multipurpose bot which can detect and stop forest fires. The bot senses humidity present in the air and if the humidity is below a threshold value (low humidity is one of the major causes of forest fires) the water sprinklers get activated and starts sprinkling water. Using image processing and temperature sensor we can detect if there is a fire starting and that fire can be extinguished by shooting elide balls and simultaneously calling the authorities (fire department and wildlife department). The bot is stationary and has a specific radius and bots like this are spread across the forest.