Cherry Grove, Fire, Hagg Lake

Updates from the Powerline Fire: 50% contained, helicopter suffers mechanical failure

A helicopter made an emergency landing at Hagg Lake after experiencing a mechanical failure on Wednesday, September 9. Photo: WCSO

The Powerline Fire south of Hagg Lake is roughly 50% contained, according to the Gaston Rural Fire District. 

In a series of updates posted throughout the day on their Facebook page, the district kept local residents appraised as conditions shifted throughout the day. 

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Notably, the district said there was no change . . .

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