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Nova Scotia looks to establish reserve team to help fight wildfires

By Michael Gorman, CBC News   

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June 14, 2023, Nova Scotia – Wildfires in Shelburne County and Halifax Regional Municipality were still raging as Nova Scotia Natural Resources Minister Tory Rushton and other officials started considering a new way to use volunteer firefighters. As demands on local departments and members of the provincial wildfire service intensified, Rushton’s department, through the Fire Service Association of Nova Scotia, released an application form for volunteer firefighters interested in screening to become part of a type of reserve service for fighting wildfires. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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