Kings County planning comfort centre in case of storm

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Fire halls and community centres around Kings County will be opened to the public for warmth and shelter in the event of widespread power outages during Sunday’s potential ice storm.


Environment Canada is predicting an extensive freezing rain event across mainland Nova Scotia on Dec. 22, 2013. Freezing rain is expected to start as early as 8 a.m., change to a mix of freezing rain and ice pellets by late afternoon and continue until early Monday morning.

See a warning from the province here.  

Kings Regional Emergency Management Office (REMO) wishes to advise residents that in the event of prolonged power outages, the following areas will open as comfort stations:


  • Kentville Fire Hall
  • Greenwich Fire Hall
  • New Minas Fire Hall
  • Canning Fire Hall
  • Aylesford Fire Hall
  • Acadia University
  • Kingston Lions Hall
  • Berwick Town Hall
  • Woodville Community Hall

Organizations: Environment Canada, Kings Regional Emergency Management Office, REMO Acadia University

Geographic location: Kings, Nova Scotia, Woodville Community

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  • Pat
    December 20, 2013 - 19:27

    Nothing for Windsor???

    • Julia
      December 20, 2013 - 20:55

      Pat, this list is just for Kings County. You may want to check with REMO in West Hants for locations in that county.

    • Diane Mair
      December 20, 2013 - 22:23

      Windsor isn't in Kings Co.

  • Alice Oickle
    December 20, 2013 - 16:43

    Not Waterville Fire Hall?