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Fire crews training on HRM roads this weekend

Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 (Halifax, NS) – Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) personnel will be busy on Sunday (Dec. 8) in the Fall River and Musquodoboit Harbour area as they conduct water shuttle testing.

Water shuttle testing is an exercise in which firefighters practise transporting large amounts of water from a large water source to a designated location, simulating what it would be like to continuously shuttle enormous quantities of water from a lake or pond to a fire emergency.

In this case, HRFE firefighters will use Perrin Drive and Scout Camp Road in Fall River, while firefighters will be using either Riverside Avenue or West Petpeswick Road and Highway 7. The fire trucks will be operating on municipal and provincial roadways during the exercise.

The training will take place on Sunday between 9 a.m. and noon. Motorists and pedestrians are asked to take extra precautions during this time period.


Media Contact:

Brendan Elliott
Senior Communications Advisor
HRM Communications

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