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Fire displaces family of three

NEW GLASGOW – Three people have been displaced by a fire today  that extensively damaged an older, two-storey house in New Glasgow. Pictou County volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross have arranged emergency lodging, meals, clothing purchases and other aid for a couple and their 18-year-old son. There were no injuries from the fire, reported […]

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Sacred fire at First Nation

PICTOU LANDING – A traditional sacred fire was celebrated last week at the Pictou Landing First Nation. Everett Savary was one of four people known as fire keepers who tended and fed a sacred fire inside a teepee. He shared his knowledge of the ancient Mi’kmaq ceremony. The others were Darren Bernard, River Paul and Brandon Bernard. They […]

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Pedestrian struck, hurt

PICTOU – Members of the Pictou County RCMP were at the scene of a car-pedestrian collision on Saturday in Pictou. Police said the driver of the vehicle involved was not hurt, while the pedestrian was being treated in an ambulance at the scene before a possible transfer to hospital. The mishap occurred at about 2:30 […]

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Fire in Stellarton

The Scotia Plumbing building on South Foord Street in Stellarton was the scene of a fire late this afternoon. The bright red roof of the of the buildings on the property can be seen with dark smoke billowing out the top. Firefighters are still on the scene and it is unknown yet if there were […]

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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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Two in custody regarding fire

The Pictou County Regional Emergency Management Office stated that several Pictou County Fire Departments responded to several reports of grass fires throughout Pictou County. In addition, the Trenton Connector  from Highway 106 to the Abercrombie Road was closed as a precaution to allow several fire departments throughout Pictou County to put out several fires on […]

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