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Area of south end Halifax closed due to falling debris

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Services are advising residents and motorists that several south-end Halifax streets are currently closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic at this time due to falling debris from nearby Fenwick Tower.

The area encompassed by Fenwick Street, South Park Street, South Street, and Queen Street will remain closed until such time that emergency personnel deem there is no further risk to public safety.

Halifax Regional Fire and Halifax Regional Police personnel are on-site and will direct traffic around the area as needed. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to take alternative routes until these streets are re-opened.

Residents currently in this area are asked to remain inside until current high winds improve, and this area is re-opened to traffic by Halifax Regional Fire personnel.

A Halifax Transit bus is located at the corner of Fenwick Street and Queen Street, to assist any residents in the affected area.

The municipality and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Services thank residents in advance for their cooperation.

Source: Release

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