Power out? Here's where you can charge your devices for free
Red Cross also offering drinking water in areas hit by storm Arthur
Various municipalities' emergency management coordinators and other local agencies are organizing access to dozens of places where Nova Scotians can recharge their phones and medical devices during the ongoing power outage.
The locations are not offering overnight stays, but are offering access to electricity and drinking water (bring your own container).
As of midday Tuesday, you can charge up:
- Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Dept. 5 St. Anthony St. Annapolis Royal
- Bear River Volunteer Fire Dept.1277 River Road, Bear River
- Bridgetown Volunteer Fire Dept. 31 Bay Road, Bridgetown
- Lawrencetown & District Volunteer Fire Dept. 549 Main Street
- Margaretsville Fire Dept. 2768 Hwy 362.
- Middleton Fire Dept. 131 Commercial St
- Nictaux Volunteer Fire Dept. 9349 Highway 10, Nictaux.
- Springfield & District Volunteer Fire Dept. 986 Highway 10.
- Port Lorne Volunteer Fire Dept. 532 Port Lorne Road, Port Lorne
- New Germany Fire Hall. 12 Fire Hall Road (11 a.m.-3 p.m.)
- Hemford Fire Dept. (as required. Call chief at 644-3065)
- Canadian Red Cross 42 Glen Allen Dr. Bridgwater (8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.)
- New Ross Fire Dept. 4929 Route 12 (6 p.m.-8 p.m.)
- Pleasantville Fire Hall 1665 Hwy 331
- Mahone Bay Centre 45 School St. Mahone Bay
- Northfield Fire Dept. 2233 Hwy 10 (1 p.m.-8 p.m.)
- Petite Rivere Fire Dept. 18 Petite Riviere Rd. (1 p.m.-3 p.m.)
- United Communities Fire Dept. 7987 Hwy 331
- Caledonia Fire Hall
- Wolfville Fire Department 355 Main Street
- Canning Fire Department
- Greenwich Fire Department
- Aylesford Fire Department 1083 Park Street (6 p.m.-10 p.m.)
- New Minas Fire Department (4 p.m-10 p.m.)
- Centreville Community Hall (5 p.m.-10 p.m.)
- Woodville Community Centre (6 p.m.-8 p.m.)
- Coldbrook Lions Hall (6 p.m.‐8 p.m.)
- Middle and Upper Ohio Fire Department