Fire fighters conduct emergency drill

Low water levels in town prompted the Pictou Fire Department to hold an emergency training drill Wednesday. Deputy Chief Jason MacLeod said typically, Pictou fire fighters rely on the town’s municipal water system via hydrants strategically located on the streets within the town. However, on Aug. 1, the Town issued a Water Conservation Order to...

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Fundraising for a friend

The Abercrombie Fire Department will be a busy spot for a good cause on January 26 as members team up with those from the New Glasgow Fire Department to host a fundraiser for one of their own. Donnie Grant is a 22-year member of the Abercrombie Fire Department who is recipient of a 20-year long...

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Fire destroys mobile home

CENTRAL CARIBOU – A fire destroyed a mobile home along the Central Caribou Road this (Thursday) morning. The dwelling’s occupants got out safely while the Caribou District Fire Department and four other departments were at the scene. Caribou District responded at 9:35 a.m., Chief Robert Weaver said. Pictou District RCMP responded at about 9:45 a.m....

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Grass fire in Hillside

Shortly after 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, Trenton firefighters responded to a grass and brush fire that spread to a vehicle on Greens Point Road in Hillside. The Trenton Fire Department was assisted by the Abercrombie and Pictou Landing fire departments. The blaze was quickly brought under control shuttling water from  a hydrant near the entrance to...

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Three injured in crash at Trenton Connector and Abercrombie Road

ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP is investigating a collision at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and the Trenton Connector. At 2:50 p.m. on Friday, RCMP, EHS and Abercrombie Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a 2009 Ford Ranger and a 2011 Hyundai Accent. As a result, the driver of the Hyundai, a 25-year-old...

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Police charge woman with arson

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested a 26-year-old Trenton  woman in relation to the arson at a residence and travel trailer in Trenton. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Trenton Fire Department, assisted by New Glasgow and Abercrombie Fire departments and New Glasgow Regional Police, responded to a fire at a residence and travel...

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