A PG&E helicopter at work in the Quincy area. The sandbags in the foreground resemble water buckets when aloft, causing residents concern about a local fire. The Forest Service reports no local fires; smoke is from the Mosquito Fire. Photo by Kevin Trutna

Helicopters are PG&E not Forest Service

The sound of helicopters buzzing overhead has alarmed some Quincy residents today, Sept. 14, and they contacted Plumas News. According to the Plumas National Forest spokesperson, the helicopters are from PG&E and are being used to replace power poles.