Fire crews from a number of locations continue to battle a brush fire near Mount Uniacke, N.S., but police say there’s no immediate danger to nearby properties.
First responders attended the scene near highway 101 Saturday morning where officials had been describing it as a ‘developing forest fire.’
Including departments from the provinces Hants region, police say fire and RCMP detachments out of the Halifax area have also been attending the scene.
The highway has remained open however, traffic is being asked to avoid the 500 block as one lane is ‘being impeded by crews’ at this time.
Traffic is currently delayed on Hwy. 1 in #MountUniacke near Pentz Dr. due to a developing forest fire. Motorists are asked to avoid the area to allow emergency crews to do their work. Traffic will be impacted for a number of hours. pic.twitter.com/SdDXEP72D1
— RCMP Nova Scotia (@RCMPNS)
August 6, 2022
A DNR helicopter has also been dispatched.
No word on a cause, but weather conditions have been very hot and dry in Nova Scotia for more than a week.
This is a developing story…
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