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Rain Provides Much-Needed Relief At Pinnacle Mountain Fire


Last updated 11/29/2016 at 9:09pm

The Pinnacle Mountain fire received more than an inch of rain overnight, providing much-needed relief for the drought-stricken area, for firefighters and for the blaze itself, according to the S.C. Forestry Commission.

Crews are not being dispatched to the lines this morning out of concern for safety. Wet roads, slick terrain and soaked ground will not allow for line improvement or backburning. If the rain abates when expected and conditions allow this afternoon, small teams may be sent to scout the perimeter and make fireline assessments later in the day. Another inch of rain is forecast f...

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