NS wildfire update as of 4pm

Cover photo via NS Government

Wildfire Update

  • there have been no significant changes on the wildfires since the 9 a.m. update, although a new fire has started at Round Hill, Annapolis Co. Crews recently arrived at the scene and the fire is being assessed
  • the fire at Greenfield, Queens Co., is out
  • crews continue to work on the fires and resources are being sent to where they are most needed
  • the hot and windy weather, along with low humidity, is creating challenges
  • the fire at Seven Mile Lake, Annapolis Co., is still active but being held
  • the fire at Clyde River, Shelburne Co., is under control
  • the fire at Ten Mile Lake, Queens Co., is being held but is very challenging today
  • there has been no change to fires at Perch Lake, Pictou Co., West Dalhousie, Annapolis Co., Maitland Bridge, Annapolis Co., and Collingwood, Cumberland Co.

The Nova Scotia Museum has just posted the following on its website:

Due to extremely dry conditions, provincial Nova Scotia Museum sites in rural areas have closed their walking trails and will not be having fires in historic houses, blacksmith shops or other heritage buildings until further notice. We regret any inconvenience and will continue to monitor this situation and update our visitors as required.

For continued updates on wildfires, please visit this website: novascotia.ca/nsfire/

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