Needed: FAA to order emergency rules on drones

By San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board The Federal Aviation Administration has the explicit right under federal law to issue emergency regulations related to air safety....

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: $75,000 in rewards could be offered in drone incidents

BY RICHARD BROOKS Bounties totaling $75,000 could be paid to tipsters who help convict whoever flew drones that interfered with firefighting aircraft during three recent...

Drones continue to hurt Southern California fire-fighting efforts

When a drone grounded aircraft that were trying to fight the North fire on Friday afternoon, it was only the latest in a series...

Firefighting planes grounded again due to drone

AP REDDING – Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires in Northern California after a drone...

Drone Helps Firefighters Save Stranded Rafters; DJI Phantom 3 Carried Life Jacket To Wet,...

By Jeff Stone Firefighters had to use a drone to save a teenager and a younger boy when they became stuck on a rock in the...

Drone over massive San Bernardino County fire ‘could’ve killed everybody in the air,’ official...

By Jim Steinberg, The Sun and Joe Nelson, The Sun SAN BERNARDINO >> As if four years of drought, thousands of acres of decades-old brush and more than...

Ireland:- Fire brigade set to introduce drones for emergencies

Robin Schiller The emergency service is currently researching the use of the remote-controlled craft, also known as quadcopters, for major incidents in what have been...

Drone use policy in the works for Naperville fire department

Marie Wilson Naperville is the proud owner of a $1,199 drone. Now, the city has to decide what to do with it. On Tuesday, the city council...

Drone hovering around Lincoln fire raises questions

By Andrew Ozaki LINCOLN, Neb. —A drone hovering around a three-alarm fire in Lincoln last week raised questions from authorities. A police officer asked the pilot to...

Carova volunteer fire department deploying drone to help spot fires

IAN PRESTON Currituck, Va. – The Carova Volunteer Fire Department in Currituck County is calling in air support. This air support only weighs about two...