July 22: Fire danger high through Annapolis Valley

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Published on July 22, 2014

Today's fire conditions for western Nova Scotia counties range from low to high, with parts of Kings and Annapolis counties at the higher end of the fire danger scale. 

The  Department of Natural Resources' fire index map is updated each afternoon and shows "the potential level of wildfire intensity should one break out.

Camp and brush fires are not allowed after 8 a.m. during wildfire season. The ratings for July 21 showed burning was allowed between 7 p.m. and 8 a.m., subject to municipal bylaws, in western Nova Scotia, but no brush or camp fires were allowed in Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Pictou counties. 

 Check the BurnSafe map at 2 p.m. daily for where and when fires are allowed.