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Dubai's firefighters now have jetpacks

by Michael Hopper
Jan 23 2017, 12:37pm

Dubai — home to indoor waterparks, the world’s tallest skyscraper, and the largest indoor mall — just added a new tool to its fire department: jetpacks.

Announced on the Dubai Civil Defence Facebook page, the “Dolphin” jetpacks will be used to help with ship fires and other disasters near bodies of water.