CTYer Sahar Khashayar’s story shows how powerful tools developed by humans could combat a terrifying force of nature. 

BroadcomMoved by the devastating loss last year of 19 firefighters in the Yarnell Hills wildfire in Arizona, Sahar, from Laguna Niguel, Calif., engineered a device combining temperature and gas sensors, along with an infrared sensor and processor board to detect heat, smoke, and infrared radiation that are the markers of fire. Sahar, 14, then programmed the device to trigger a message to a Bluetooth device if the markers signaled danger....Read more about this Awesome CTYer.