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Forest fires threaten large areas of western Nova Scotia

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 9 August 2016

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Fire crews have been fighting three forest fires in western NS since the evening of Thursday, Aug. 4th. At least one of those fires is still burning out of control. The three fires are located near: Kejimkujik National Park, Seven Mile Lake on Medway Community Forest Coop lands, and Greenfield in Queens County. On Tuesday, Aug. 9th the NS Department of Natural Resources announced restrictions on camping, hiking and fishing on forested Crown land in Nova Scotia.

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Five Islands residents voice concern over fire risk

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 9 June 2016


Residents of Five Islands have become concerned that cooking sites and campfires in the Five Islands Provincial Park pose increased risks of wildfire to surrounding private woodland during open fire bans.

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