NATURAL RESOURCES–Fires Update, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

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Following is a provincial fire update for Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m.

-- despite the challenging weather conditions today, fire crews and aircraft held the line on all burning fires and gained ground on the fire at Seven Mile Lake, Annapolis Co.
-- the fire at Seven Mile Lake, Annapolis Co., is still active but being held. Crews are making progress and the fire is 35 percent contained
-- the fire at Ten Mile Lake, Queens Co., is being held but continues to be very challenging
-- the fire that started today at Round Hill, Annapolis Co. is 100 percent contained and being patrolled. It was 0.1 hectares
-- a new fire started at Coldbrook, Kings Co. It is out and was 0.01 hectares
-- three new fires started in the Morganville area of Digby Co. All three are out and each was about 0.01 hectares
-- there has been no change to fires previously reported on including Clyde River, Shelburne Co., Perch Lake, Pictou Co., West Dalhousie, Annapolis Co., Maitland Bridge, Annapolis Co., and Collingwood, Cumberland Co.
-- as of Aug. 9, travel and activities within the woods are restricted. People can still access beaches and provincial parks, but trail systems are restricted and the fire ban remains in effect
-- more information can be found at
Source: Media Release

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