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Thee departments respond to fire

Three volunteer fire department were at the scene fire Wednesday. At approximately 2 p.m., Trenton Fire Department, with assistance from Abercrombie, Little Harbour and Pictou Landing fire departments, responded to a structure fire at the E and R Langille Contracting business on Little Harbour Road. Preliminary investigation by fire officials has deemed the fire to...

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Coming up Aces

August 18 won’t be a day that Darlene and George Dewtie will soon forget after pulling the Ace of Spades out of the last three cards in the deck at the Chase the Ace game in Trenton. Dewtie shared that as the draw was taking place on Sunday she was watching on live stream from...

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Blaze heats up at Trenton fire

Members of the Trenton Fire Department responded to a fire around lunch time today. No one was home at the time the fire broke out at a trailer on Grandview Avenue. Several fire fighters were treated at the scene for heat-related issues, says Brian Cameron, reporter. Pictou Landing Fire Department assisted. (Photo by Brian Cameron)...

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Fire razes home in Trenton

Trenton Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Monday. Trenton Fire Department, New Glasgow Regional Police and Emergency Health Services with the assistance of Westville Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Main Street Trenton at approximately 9:45 a.m. Main Street Trenton was closed to traffic for several hours. The house was vacant at...

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Family displaced from home following fire

TRENTON  – A family of three has been displaced by a fire that damaged their two-storey house in Trenton. The couple and their infant daughter will be staying with nearby relatives for now, and have been helped by disaster volunteers from the Canadian Red Cross with emergency purchases of winter clothing while they await additional...

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Mock crash to demonstrate realities of impaired driving

NEW GLASGOW – Grade 12 high school students from North Nova Education Centre will see firsthand the devastating realities associated with impaired driving by drugs or alcohol and the realities emergency responders face each time they respond to a crash involving teens. New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department, Trenton Fire Department, MADD Pictou...

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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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