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Fire response saves Harbourville home attached to burning work shed

The work shed was significantly damaged as a result of a Sept. 6 fire in Harbourville. ADRIAN JOHNSTONE
The work shed was significantly damaged as a result of a Sept. 6 fire in Harbourville. ADRIAN JOHNSTONE - Contributed
HARBOURVILLE, N.S. —

Multiple fire departments joined forces to ensure a recent shed fire did not spread to an attached home in Harbourville.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at Baseline East Road at 4:24 p.m. Sept. 6.

Local firefighters ensured a blaze that broke out in a work shed attached to this Harbourville home Sept. 6 did not destroy the residence. ADRIAN JOHNSTONE
Local firefighters ensured a blaze that broke out in a work shed attached to this Harbourville home Sept. 6 did not destroy the residence. ADRIAN JOHNSTONE

 

The blaze broke out in 25-by-40, two-level work shed containing tools and lumber.

Waterville and District Fire Department spokesperson Kevin Ernest said the attached home was spared but suffered some smoke and water damage.

“The crews were able to save the house from a lot of damage,” he said.

There were no injuries as a result of the fire, he added.

“They were able to knock it down fairly quickly.”

Departments from Berwick, Kentville, Aylesford, Kingston and New Minas assisted, with the response efforts wrapping up around 9:30 p.m.

The cause is undetermined, Ernest said.

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