Nova Scotia

Bear River fire extinguished by 55 firefighters from 4 stations

Several dozen firefighters from four stations worked this morning to put out a fire at a home in Bear River, Nova Scotia.

No one was home at the time

Several dozen firefighters from four stations worked this morning to put out a fire at a home in Bear River, Nova Scotia.

Bear River Fire Chief Darryl Jelfs said 55 firefighters were called to Pleasant Street around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning. 

"When we arrived on scene, the structure was fully involved and the roof had just collapsed," he says.

Jelfs says no one was home at the time.

A family of four, who lives next door, had to leave their home because of heat and smoke damage

There's no word yet on what caused the fire.

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