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As A Precaution, County Issues 'State Of Emergency' – Transylvania County NC

 

November 21, 2016



As of this morning, Transylvania County was still in a “state of emergency” because of the potential threat of the Pinnacle Mountain, S.C., wildfire, but officials said there was no “immediate threat” from it.

On Sunday, Transylvania County commissioners issued the “state of emergency,” allowing, if the case arose, for the county to issue evacuation notices or other actions.

No calls for evacuation have been issued as of this morning.

The fire grew about 100 acres Sunday, according to Frank “Buster” Rogers, county ranger with the N.C. Forest Service

“It did get about a...



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