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nnnnn , crews battling to contain wildfires sweeping through southern california friday face a new challenge from the sky drones reuters correspondent alex doubles in skis restaurants actually because firefighters at the sterling fire , because of the threat from these these drawings are being in the air to see , so that sort of a new a new development for firefighters something that we haven't seen a lot in years past , it's something that we're being increased use of drones is might you might become a problem more of a problem in the future , officials calling on private drone operators to fly clear of the fires as they try to keep the blazes from spreading , six communities in the san bernardino valley were forced to evacuate as one fire is already covering nearly thirty thousand acres , these are just two of hundreds of wildfires stretching from alaska to arizona experts warning california's historic drought and record low snowpack in the pacific northwest turning the region into a tinderbox ahead of the summer wildfire season heat wave forecast to hit washington state to new mexico in coming days making conditions right for new fires