Snowstorm-Linked Explosion Injures One, Causes Evacuation of Seniors Residence in Cape Breton, NS

SYDNEY, N.S. – A massive storm that brought 150 centimetres of wet, heavy snow to Cape Breton’s largest municipality led to an explosion at a seniors residence that seriously injured one person, according to Chris March, acting fire chief of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. It is believed that slabs of snow slid from the … Read more

Explosion Forces Evacuation of Seniors’ Complex in Cape Breton, Dozens Displaced and One Seriously Injured

Dozens of residents were evacuated from a seniors’ complex in Sydney, N.S. after what appears to be an explosion, according to officials. First responders were called to the complex near Reeves Street, and 62 people were displaced with one person seriously injured. The Cape Breton Regional Municipality spokesperson, Christina Lamey, stated that Cape Breton Regional … Read more