CAL FIRE arrests hobby drone operator for interfering with firefight

CAL FIRE arrests hobby drone operator for interfering with firefight

FOREST HILL, CA – CAL FIRE law enforcement officers arrested a Placer County man Friday who allegedly interfered with firefighting operations recently on the Trailhead Fire by flying a drone over the fire, forcing CAL FIRE to ground aircraft rather than risk a collision. Information posted on social media helped lead law enforcement officers to…

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