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Firefighters, Others Working To Stop Wildfires – Transylvania County NC


November 14, 2016

Over the weekend local firefighters, volunteers and others were busy strengthening the fire break lines from Sassafras Mountain area east toward Ceasar’s Head in light of the wildfire on Pinnacle Mountain in South Carolina.

“The South Carolina fire has burned about 2,300 acres,” said N.C. Forest Service Ranger Frank Rogers this morning. “So far, it hasn’t gotten far enough to where we know whether or not it’s coming to North Carolina, but it is within about a mile of the state line, and where it’s at it’s all uphill, and fire burns hotter and faster uphill.”

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