By Jennifer McRae

PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Pitkin County is using cameras to monitor wildfires. Commissioners approved a pilot program to install high-definition cameras around the Roaring Fork Valley.

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According to the Aspen Times, the cameras will scan 360 degrees every minute in order to help detect wildfires that are burning.

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These cameras are already being used in parts of California. The cameras will be installed in a couple of weeks.

Jennifer McRae