Monday, August 30, 2010

Firefighters Kept Busy

Three people had to be extricated from a vehicle which went down over an embankment on Highway 103 near Hubbards this afternoon. Fire personnel from Black Point and Bay Road along with EHS personnel responded to the call around 2:45 this afternoon. One person who had his arm pinned underneath the vehicle,was taken to the QE-II in Halifax. Two others were trapped inside the vehicle but they were freed .
Meantime fire crews were busy earlier this afternoon around 2 o'clock responding to a brush fire near cottages at 226 Shore Club Road in Hubbards near the Campground. The fire was knocked down quickly, and firefighters doused hot spots down, to ensure no flare ups occur. There were reports of youths seen driving off from the area after the smoke was noticed. RCMP was called to investigate.