Cal Fire: Don’t Fly Drones near Fires

Cal Fire is reminding the public to not fly their drones near wildfires while firefighters are trying to work.

Posted: Jul 16, 2018 4:45 AM
Updated: Jul 16, 2018 5:36 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Cal Fire is reminding the public to not fly their drones near wildfires while firefighters are trying to work.

Butte County Cal Fire tweeted out an image of the “Swamp Fire” on the Butte and Plumas County line Sunday.

That fire is fully contained as of Monday morning at nearly three acres and firefighters remain on scene to mop up hot spots.

Firefighters said an unauthorized drone in the area forced firefighters in the air.

Cal Fire tweeted out a reminder saying “If you fly, we can’t! Please keep the drones on the ground.”

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