Nova Scotians are stepping forward to help Newfoundland battle wildfires that have hit the province.
Twenty wildland firefighters from the Department of Natural Resources and Renewables are heading to Newfoundland and Labrador to meet crews in Gander.
Current fire conditions in our province allow for resources to be shared to help our friends in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Department will ensure proper firefighting resources are maintained in the province.
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Twenty Nova Scotia Department's wildland firefighters and one agency representative will join Newfoundland and Labrador crews in Gander to fight the fires in that province. @globalhalifax pic.twitter.com/zX1WierfJG— Reynold Gregor (@reynoldgregor) August 15, 2022
The excursion from Shubenacdie took the firefighters to North Sydney, from where a six-hour ferry ride will land them in Port aux Basques, N.L., on Tuesday.— The Chronicle Herald (@chronicleherald) August 15, 2022
From there, they make the drive to Gander, where they will camp out in tents at a provincial park. https://t.co/7Ob7KHkETJ
About 20 Nova Scotia firefighters are on their way to central Newfoundland to assist with wildfires that have been burning for three weeks. https://t.co/1lkVISiE9D— CTV Atlantic (@CTVAtlantic) August 15, 2022
N.S. wildland firefighters heading to Newfoundland https://t.co/eI3ItVH14w— Nova Scotia's BOUNCE 100.9 (@BounceRadio1009) August 15, 2022
Nova Scotia is sending a crew of firefighters to Newfoundland and Labrador to help battle wildfires that have been raging for 3 weeks.https://t.co/QYYwx1hI5G— Global Halifax (@globalhalifax) August 15, 2022