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Smoke from a wildfire near Upper Tantallon is currently reducing visibility and air quality in the areas downwind of the fire. Conditions may vary locally as wind and fire behaviours change. Please take precautions and stay alert if you are using the trail.

Current information can be found at: https://novascotia.ca/alerts/ and at: https://www.halifax.ca/fire-police/fire/emergency-management/fires-tantallon-hammonds-plains

Residents in the local state of emergency zone should have a bag-packed as they may have limited time to leave their homes if required to evacuate on short-notice.

Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) crews remain on-scene and fighting the fires burning in multiple areas, with more than 788.3 hectares in the impacted area. The fire is ongoing and is not yet under control.