Evacuations as Cole Harbour Fire Threatens Homes

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Monday, June 11, 2018
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Crews responded to a call about a fire in a wooded area off Bissett Road in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.

Several homes were evacuated as the forest fire spread.

Homes on Astral Drive, Lakeridge Crescent and Beaver Crescent were evacuated. Presently about 100 homes are affected.

RCMP were going door-to-door telling people to evacuate. The Department of Natural Resources has dispatched two helicopters and Halifax Fire has multiple units on scene.

The fire was first reported at about 5 p.m.



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