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Officials call for regulations on drones near fire areas

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Federal, state and local officials joined Los Angeles’ fire chief Aug. 12 in calling for regulations to prevent drones from getting near fires and potentially interfere with firefighting and other emergency operations. U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank, said he is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to “put the…

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Drone Legislation

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Southland lawmaker co-introduced legislation in Sacramento today that would allow first responders to disable or damage drones that interfere with emergency operations. “Drone operators are risking lives when they fly over an emergency situation,” said Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Glendale. “Just because you have access to an expensive toy that can…

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