Firefighters Battle Multiple Out-of-control Forest Fires in N.S. and N.B. Staff

HALIFAX — There are several forest fires in the Maritimes including three in each province that are considered out of control.

Three in Nova Scotia include one in Havre Boucher, N.S., Antigonish Co., another in Argyle, Yarmouth Co., and the other is near Springfield, Kings Co.

The Frankville fire covered 200 hectares and the Springfield fire covered 120 hectares as of 9 p.m. Monday. The fire in Argyle is “an undetermined size” according to a Lands and Forestry tweet.

Helicopters and fire crews from Lands and Forestry left all three scenes Monday evening but were expected to return at first light.