2018-01-31

Fire ravages Lower Northfield home

by Keith Corcoran

Multple volunteer fire departments are currently working to extinguish a house fire in the Lunenburg County community of Lower Northfield.

Northfield district firefighters were summoned around 1:30 p.m. January 25 and soon confirmed they were dealing with a two storey home ablaze with flames showing on all sides of the building.

  • <p>KEITH CORCORAN PHOTO</p><p>Emergency crews on Northfield Road deal with a house fire incident January 25.</p>
  • <p>KEITH CORCORAN PHOTO</p><p>Two women, believed to know a person who lives in the fire-damaged home, embrace near the scene.</p>

It wasn't immediately clear if all occupants of the home managed to escape. An ambulance was on scene.

A section of Northfield Road near the Mossman Station Road remains closed to motorists as responders work the incident and investigate.

A representative of the Nova Scotia's Fire Marshal's Office is expected to attend the scene near the 2000 block of Northfield Road.

Lunenburg district RCMP are also rendering assistance.

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