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Fire in New Glasgow destroys home

A fire in New Glasgow, N.S., on Dec. 27, 2017,  forced emergency crews to close multiple streets as they attempted to battle the blaze.
A fire in New Glasgow, N.S., on Dec. 27, 2017, forced emergency crews to close multiple streets as they attempted to battle the blaze. New Glasgow Regional Police

A blaze in New Glasgow, N.S., forced emergency services to close streets in the area for over an hour on Wednesday as they attempted to battle the blaze.

According to a press release, the New Glasgow Fire Department, New Glasgow Regional Police, EHS and the Trenton and Stellarton Fire Departments responded to reports of a residential fire on Summer Street in New Glasgow at 2 p.m.

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No one was in the house at the time of the incident and no injuries were reported, but the home was completely destroyed in the fire.

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A preliminary investigation has determined that the fire was not suspicious in nature, but police continue to investigate.

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