Officials say drones a threat to wildfire crews

Unmanned drones flying near wildfires could lead to firefighter injuries and force retardant bombers to be called off, wildfire managers said this week. “We’re seeing an increase in people wanting to film from a distance with hobby aircraft,” said spokesman Mike Ferris, noting wildfires are often buzzing with low-flying planes and helicopters. “If you had one of these would you fly it near an airport?” AP.