Fires Update, Aug. 14, 10 a.m.


Following is a provincial fire update for Sunday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m.

— the fire at Seven Mile Lake, Annapolis Co. is 70 per cent contained and good progress is continuing. The fire received rain last night with a chance of more today. Current size of the fire remains 395 hectares
— there are no significant changes to other fires in western Nova Scotia from the Aug. 13, 4 p.m. update
— Trunk 8 will continue to be closed until further notice
— despite rain in some parts of the province, travel restrictions and a burn ban remain in effect across Nova Scotia and people are asked to continue to avoid any activity that could potentially cause more fires
— more information can be found at http://novascotia.ca/nsfire/faq.asp
The next update will be at 4 p.m. Additional updates will be issued if there are significant changes.

Source: Release

Youths arrested after assault and robbery. / Man stabbed in club

Fires Update, Aug. 14, 4 p.m.