It is especially dangerous to fly drones near overhead power lines or electric substations. A drone that hits a high-voltage power line, transformer, or other electrical equipment can cause a power outage. Not only that, electricity from the lines or equipment can make the drone so hot it catches fire. From there, the fire can spread to nearby trees or buildings.
So always steer your drone toward open areas, far away from power lines and substations. This is extra important if it is windy. Drones are lightweight, and even if you think you’ve got one under control, gusts of wind can take your drone off course.
Make safety your highest priority when flying your drone on or around construction sites.