Drones Posing Dangerous Risks to First Responders

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Drones Posing Dangerous Risks to First Responders

Video Nov 27, 2017

Concerns about criminals or terrorists operating drones to interfere with operations or investigations are prompting legislators to protect first responders. Over 40 drone-related incidents were reported last year near wildfires, like one that forced California firefighters' aircraft to land while attempting to reroute one of the wildfires that ended up setting dozens of vehicles ablaze.

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