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Drone operators blast ‘irresponsible and selfish’ flight that grounded firefighters

By Canadian Security   

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Drone experts are fuming about the stray drone that grounded eight helicopters and five skimmers — that were fighting a wildfire in British Columbia's southern Interior — for up to five hours on Sunday.

Whoever flew the unmanned aircraft over the Testalinden Creek fire is “irresponsible and selfish in my mind,” said drone operator and instructor Sterling Cripps.

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