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Firefighters want police watchdog to reopen investigation into 2020 RCMP shooting at N.S. fire hall

By Heidi Petracek, CTV News   

Department News Headlines News firefighter Nova Scotia

Apr. 5, 2023, Onslow, N.S. – Almost three years after two RCMP officers opened fire on a civilian outside a fire hall in Onslow, N.S., two firefighters who were inside the building at the time want the province’s police watchdog to reopen its investigation into what happened. Onslow Belmont Fire Brigade volunteers chief Greg Muise and deputy chief Darrell Currie hid for hours inside the hall along with Portapique evacuee Richard Ellison after the shots were fired, fearing a wanted gunman on the loose was outside. | READ MORE

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