Robot firefighters are noting new. They are used to contain large fires while keeping humans out of danger. The Thermite RS1-T3 Robotic Firefighter from Howe & Howe is a 1,250 GPM robot that can put out fires of any magnitude. It comes with a 25 HP air cooled diesel engine, zero degree turning radius, 5,000lb winch, live video feed, and towing capacity of 1,750lbs .
Thermite is not designed to completely replace firefighters, but it assists them to get their job in a safer fashion.