Firefighters quickly douse deck fire

ENFIELD: Firefighters from two departments responded for a report of a structure fire in the 300 block area of Highway 2 in Enfield on the night of Saturday July 8.

Fire crews were paged out to the call at shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday night. EHS and East Hants RCMP, Enfield detachment, also responded to the scene. EHS left the scene shortly after arriving.

Enfield engine at the scene. (Healey photo)

Enfield Fire, with mutual aid from Elmsdale fire, responded. Elmsdale fire was stood down shortly after being paged.

VIDEO: Enfield fire on scene

Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire which reportedly occurred under the back deck of a house.

Enfield aerial ready to hook up to the nearby hydrant if required. (Healey photo)

Highway 2 between Donaldson Avenue and the top of the hill near Alderney Drive was shut down for a short time. It was reopened at 11 p.m., when firefighters were released.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

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Patrick Healey
Pat has grown up in East Hants, having called Milford, and now Enfield home. He graduated from the journalism program at Holland College in 2001, and has spent time at newspapers in NL and Alberton and Summerside, PEI before becoming a reporter/photographer at The Weekly Press/The Laker in October 2008. He has a rescue kitty named Asha that is much loved—and spoiled. Pat is also our "social engagement guru." Check him out on twitter!