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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Members of the Trenton Fire Department were at the scene of a grass fire that spread to an unoccupied dwelling on Park Street on Tuesday afternoon. The house sustained damage where it was exposed to the fire. It was one of three fires the department responded to during an afternoon of warm and windy weather […]

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Burning restrictions begin March 15

The weather may indicate otherwise, but the official start to wildfire season is March 15, and Nova Scotians are reminded to Check Before You Burn. People should check the BurnSafe website at novascotia.ca/BurnSafe for counties and municipalities where domestic burning of brush and campfires are permitted or restricted. Burning restrictions apply until Oct. 15. “While […]

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Red Cross aids family whose home was damaged by fire in Westville

WESTVILLE – A family of four has been displaced by a fire early Saturday that heavily damaged a two-storey house here. Disaster volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross are assisting the couple, their four-year-old daughter and two-year-old son with emergency lodging and food. Purchases of new clothing and other essentials were arranged through a partnership […]

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Police investigate a suspicious fire in Green’s Trailer Park

New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred on Skylark Street last night. On Tuesday, Jan. 30 at approximately 6:30 p.m., New Glasgow Fire Department assisted by New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Service responded to the fire at a residence on Skylark Street, Greens Trailer Court. When fire and police […]

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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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UPDATED: Blaze on Summer Street consumes home, none injured

UPDATE: Dec 28, 9:40 a.m.- On Wednesday December 27, 2017 at approximately 2 p.m., New Glasgow Fire Department, New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the Trenton and Stellarton Fire Departments, Emergency Health Services, New Glasgow Public Works, Nova Scotia Power and RCMP Units responded to a residential structure fire on Summer Street New Glasgow. East […]

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