BY JOHN DECOSTE
Kings County Advertiser/Register
Kentville firefighters responded April 30 to a report of a grass fire on Tupper Road. May 1, firefighters responded to a residential fire alarm sounding on Prospect Avenue, Kentville, which turned out to be caused by an overflowed toilet.
May 2, Kentville responded to a car versus pole collision on Exhibition Street. Power was knocked out temporarily, the car was written off and the driver suffered minor injuries.
Also May 2, Kentville responded to a report of a house full of smoke on Oakdene Avenue, caused by a pot being unattended on the stove.
New Minas firefighters responded April 27 to an alarm sounding at the Edgewood Hall seniors residence on Highland Avenue.
Later that day, firefighters responded to a two-vehicle collision with no serious injuries at the intersection of Prospect and Highland avenues, New Minas.
New Minas also responded April 30 to an alarm system sounding in an apartment complex on Aalders Avenue Extension.
May 1, firefighters responded to a propane tank leaking inside a vehicle in front of Mark’s Work Wearhouse, New Minas.
Later that day, they were out to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Commercial Street and the Highway 101 access road. Two victims, a man and a woman, were transported to hospital as a result of the collision.
May 2, New Minas responded to a brush fire in the trees behind the skateboard park on Commercial Street. Kings RCMP are investigating this fire, which appeared to have been deliberately set.
Canning firefighters responded April 27 to a grass fire on the Canning Aboiteau Road.
Greenwich firefighters responded Thursday evening, April 26 in mutual aid to Wolfville for the fire at Acton’s restaurant. (See the May 1 Kings County Advertiser.)
While they were in Wolfville, Greenwich assisted in responding to an alarm sounding on Wickwire Avenue.
Wolfville firefighters responded April 29 to an electrical fire on Linden Avenue, then to a building alarm on Main Street.
Later the same day, Wolfville responded to a vehicle collision on Black River Road, where they assisted RCMP and EHS paramedics at the scene. No extrication was required.
May 1, Wolfville firefighters responded to a smoke condition on Main Street.
Waterville and District firefighters responded April 30 to a small woods fire off Mill Street, Waterville, behind the Baptist church. The Department of Natural Resources was called in to investigate the blaze, which turned out to be nothing serious, but was close to buildings.