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INDIAN BROOK: Here’s a look at the fire calls for the month of February throughout East Hants and Stewiacke.

The call info is provided by participating volunteer fire departments in: Indian Brook; Kennetcook; Stewiacke; Milford; Enfield; Elmsdale; Lantz; Mount Uniacke; Nine Mile River; and Shubenacadie fire.

For Indian Brook Fire, they had four calls in the month split between two motor vehicle collisions in Indian Brook and two mutual aid calls to Shubie fire. Both of those were also MVC’s.

Kennetcook Fire had two calls, one each of a motor vehicle collision and a mutual aid request to a neighbouring department for an mvc.

In Stewiacke, volunteer firefighters had three calls. That tally was led by two motor vehicle collisions and a vehicle fire.

Milford Fire responded to eight Calls in February, six of these were to assist their Mutual Aid partners. 

Top calls for Milford in the month were five motor vehicle collisions. They also were paged for two chimney fires in HRM and a mutual aid call to Nine Mile River for a smoke condition.

For Enfield Fire, they responded to seven calls in February. That total includes two mutual aid requests; two structure fires; and one call each of an alarm activation; vehicle fire; and a motor vehicle collision.

Uniacke & District fire responded to seven calls, led by three motor vehicle collisions; two medical assists; and one each of a chimney fire and an illegal burn.

For Elmsdale Volunteer Fire, they were the busiest of them all with 15 calls. They had five motor vehicle collisions; five structure fire calls; four alarm activations; and one power line down call.

Lantz Volunteer Fire reported for February that they had 10 calls. Firefighters heard the page for assistance four times for alarm activations; two smoke conditions; two structure fires; one heating equipment fire; and one motor vehicle collision.

Two of the calls were in Lantz, with the remainder being mutual aid request to neighbouring departments.

For Nine Mile River fire, they heard the “sound of their people” five times, two of them for mutual aid requests. Other pages were for one structure fire; one motor vehicle collision; and one power line down.

Shubenacadie fire responded to eight calls for the past month, led by four mutual aid responses for motor vehicle collision calls in neighbouring communities. They also had three motor vehicle collisions in Shubenacadie and one mutual aid request for a structure fire to HRM.

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