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Christmas Day ‘very busy’ for Halifax Fire with two significant fires

Garage fire in Lake Echo, N.S. Alexa MacLean/Global News

Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency said crews were very busy on Christmas Day as they responded to around 20 calls throughout Halifax.

Duty District Chief Kevin Dean said a lot of the calls turned out to be nothing, but two were significant structure fires.

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According to Dean, one of the two significant fires was in Lake Echo, where a detached garage was engulfed with flames, but no injuries were reported.

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The other fire was at Camp Nedooae, a provincial Scout camp in Middle Musquodoboit, which occurred last night around 9:30 p.m.

Two buildings on the campground were completely destroyed after being engulfed by flames and another sustained “significant” damage.

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The RCMP said no one was injured.

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