• At 8:35 a.m., Greenwich firefighters responded to a report of a van (taxi) on fire on Highway 1 in Greenwich near Hennigar’s Farm Market. Wolfville was dispatched in mutual aid to the scene, but their assistance was not required.
Kings District RCMP had the highway shut down in both directions while firefighters dealt with the fire. There were no injuries. On investigation, it was determined the fire, which heavily damaged the vehicle, was caused by an overheated heater.
• Also at 8:35 a.m., Kentville firefighters responded to a chimney fire on South Bishop Road in Coldbrook.
• Canning firefighters responded to a report of an electrical burning smell in a residence on Weaver Road in Pereaux at 2:30 p.m. It turned out to be a problem with the furnace.
• Greenwich firefighters responded to a three-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Greenwich at the traffic lights around 2:40 p.m.
• Wolfville firefighters responded to a flood condition at a residence on Summer Street, the result of frozen pipes, around 4:20 p.m.
• At 3 a.m., Kentville firefighters were called to a chimney fire on Pelton Mountain Road near Centreville.
• Waterville and District firefighters responded to an alarm sounding at a residence on Park Street in Waterville at 4:30 p.m., called in by a passer-by. On investigation by firefighters and RCMP, no fire or other cause for the alarm could be pinpointed.
• At 10:05 p.m., Wolfville firefighters responded to a smoke detector sounding at a residence in Grand Pré. On investigation, there was no fire found. The problem was traced to a discarded smoke detector that had started sounding.
• At 1 a.m., Canning firefighters responded to a report of a flood at a residence on Highway 221 in Habitant.
• New Minas firefighters responded to a report of a taxi on fire at 1:10 p.m. By the time the driver noticed the fire, he was next to the fire station and stopped there. The fire caused damage to the interior of the vehicle and the rear heater.
• At 7:05 p.m., Kentville firefighters responded to a chimney fire on Highway 221 in Centreville.
• Canning firefighters responded to a chimney fire on Bains Road in Atlanta at 7:30 p.m.
• Kingston firefighters responded to an electrical fire on Tremont Mountain Road at 5 a.m. that was originally called in as a possible structure fire. The cause was traced to an electrical short inside a wall.
• At 7:50 a.m., Aylesford firefighters responded to a report of a garage on fire on Harmony Road in Nicholsville. The fire destroyed the approximately 14 by 18 foot structure and melted some of the siding and did damage to an adjacent house. Berwick firefighters responded in mutual aid to the scene.
• Just after 8 a.m., New Minas firefighters responded to a sprinkler alarm sounding on Minas Warehouse Road, which turned out to be the result of a broken sprinkler system.
• Waterville and District firefighters responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on the Annapolis Valley First Nation in Cambridge at 11 a.m. On their arrival, they found both vehicles, an SUV and a panel truck, were off the road, and the SUV was on its roof. One person was transported to hospital with undetermined injuries. Firefighters assisted RCMP and EHS and helped with traffic control.
• At 4 p.m., Waterville and District firefighters responded to a report of power lines down on Bond Road in Waterville. The fire chief and safety officers checked it out. It turned out Nova Scotia Power was in the area and took control at the scene.
• New Minas firefighters responded to a shed on fire behind McDonald’s in New Minas at 1:45 p.m. On their arrival, they found the shed full of cardboard and on fire. The cause was determined to be careless disposal of smoking materials.
• At 8:45 p.m., Greenwich firefighters responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 101. There were no injuries.
• Kentville firefighters responded to a chimney fire on Sarah Drive in Coldbrook around 9:30 p.m.