SCE&G cuts trees with helicopter

  • Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 11:59 p.m.

Robert Yanity, spokesman for SCE&G, said the helicopter seen hovering over trees near CVS Pharmacy at the corner of Rutland Drive and York Street on Tuesday was cutting trees in a hard to reach area. If crews are not able to get to the trees, sometimes a helicopter will reach the trees for them, Yanity said. The long wire hanging down from the helicopter was a saw used for cutting.

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