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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Low water levels concern Pictou fire chief

PICTOU – The town’s fire chief is concerned that low water levels leave the town’s fire department in a water crisis. Paul Janes acknowledged that the department has asked other departments for portatankers in case they need water pumped into them at a fire scene. “We reached out to Scotsburn and Caribou District (fire departments)...

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