Help our firefighters and keep the skies clear over #BCWildfires.
- The presence of drones near an active wildfire can slow down or completely shut down aerial firefighting efforts due to safety concerns.
- If a drone collides with firefighting aircraft, the consequences could be deadly.
- Transport Canada and the BC Wildfire Service explicitly prohibit the use of drones of any size near a wildfire.
- Under Transport Canada regulations, fines of up to $5,000 and up to six months in jail are possible.
Learn more: www.tc.gc.ca/SafetyFirst