REDDING, Calif. - When there are drones present at active fire scenes, aerial firefighting activity stops cold.
This worries firefighters, who need every advantage in order to stop fires quickly with rapid aerial attacks.
Action News Now reporter Mario Montalvo reports Monday, July 16 on CAL FIRE's hobby drone concerns. Watch at 5;00 p.m. for the latest, and then look back here for the entire online video and story.
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