CENTRE RAWDON: Fire crews from nine departments responded to a house fire on the South Rawdoin Road in Centre Rawdon just before noon on Oct. 28.
Upon arrival, firefighters were met with thick black smoke and flames visible from the roof of the house, located in the 2500 block of South Rawdon Road. The house was severely damaged from the fire.
The road was closed down to just one lane during the fire. A firefighter was at the bottom of a four-way intersection stopping traffic and rerouting them.
There were about 30 firefighters on scene from Rawdon, Shubenacadie, Brooklyn, Windsor, Mount Uniacke, Nine Mile River, Gore, and Enfield fire. Kennetcook fire had a truck standby at Rawdon’s hall. EHS was also at the call.
Smoke was still billowing from the house at about 1 p.m. Crews were seen bringing a fan to vent the smoke out of the home and take it towards the rear of the dwelling.
Firefighters had been spotted spraying a nearby building in the back that appeared to be destroyed.
According to the Canadian Red Cross, they provided residents of the home with assistance.