NEXT MARCH.SYDNEY: IF YOU WERE WITH US LAST NIGHT AT 6 — WHEN WE TOOK A LIVE UPDATE FROM FIREFIGHTERS.. YOU MAY HAVE PICKED UP ON SOMETHING THAT CAUGHT OUR ATTENTION. THE BATTALION CHEIF EXPRESSED CONCERNS ABOUT DRONES IN THE AREA.. IMPACTING THE RESPONSE OF STARFLIGHT.. WHICH FLEW ONE OF THE INJURED FIREFIGHTERS TO THE HOSPITAL. BATTALION CHIEF MICHAEL PRATHER/ LAKE TRAVIS FIRE RESCUE:ON A SIDE NOTE, THERE WERE SEVERAL DRONES IN THE AREA AND THAT HINDERED STARFLIGHT’S ABILITY TO LAND SO I ASK THE PUBLIC TO PLEASE BE CAUTIOUS OF WHERE YOU FLY DRONES BC STARFLIGHT COULD NOT COME IMMEDIATELY INTO OUR SCENE BC AIR SPACE WAS BEING TAKEN UP BY DRONES SYDNEY: KXAN INVESTIGATORS FOLLOWED UP ON THAT CONCERN — WITH STARFLIGHT. THE TRAVIS COUNTY DIRECTOR OF AVIATION OPERATIONS TOLD US — THE CREW YESTERDAY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT A DRONE UNTIL THEY WERE ON THE GROUND AT THE CRASH SITE. THEY SPOTTED THE DRONE.. DECIDED IT WOULDN’T BE AN ISSUE AND TOOK OFF FOR THE HOSPITAL. BUT HE ALSO TOLD US — UNKNOWN DRONES HAVE DELAYED OTHER STARFLIGHT RESPONSES. CHUCK SPANGLER/TRAVIS COUNTY DIRECTOR OF AVIATION OPERATIONS: IF WE SHOW UP AT A SCENE WITH A FIRE OR A RESCUE AND WE SPOT A DRONE IN THE AIR IN THE AREA WE’RE GOING TO AND WE DON’T KNOW WHO’S IN CHARGE OF IT AND THE INCIDENT COMMANDER DOESN’T KNOW WHO’S IN CHARGE OF IT, WE WOULD DEPART THE AREA UNTIL SOMEBODY GETS CONTROL OF THE SITUATION. SYDNEY: STARFLIGHT TELLS US — CREWS RESPONDING TO FIRES HAVE HAD TO LEAVE BEFORE.. BECAUSE OF UNKNOWN DRONE OPERATORS. BOTTOME LINE — THEY ASK PEOPLE NOT TO FLY DRONE OVER