PG&E’s Copters Patrolling Lines Today and Tomorrow
Press release from PG&E:
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will fly helicopters throughout Humboldt County on Tuesday, June 26, and Wednesday, June 27, in order to improve electric reliability.
On Tuesday, the helicopter will patrol distribution lines in Willow Creek, Somes Bar, Orleans, Hoopa and Salyer. On Wednesday, the helicopter will patrols lines in Rio Dell, Low Gap, South Fork to Myers Flat, Zenia to Kettenpom and then Redway to Piercy.
Residents are advised the helicopter will fly low – about 500 feet or lower – to and from the landing zones at the Arcata-Eureka Airport and the Rohnerville Airport in Fortuna. Traffic will not be impacted.
Weather permitting, flights will occur between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.