Nova Scotia Videos:Opening Up The Abandoned Home


Heavy duty work on a reportedly abandoned house fire

The best vacant building is the one that is torn down. A lot full of rubble on the ground loses its ability to trap firefighters in a collapse. That said we found this video from Springhill Nova Scotia. The description by Pirate Jeep is, “An abandoned house in Springhill Nova Scotia catches fire April 29th 2013. The Springhill Volunteer Firefighters make easy work of the fire then demolish the house.” The earlier video of the fire attack, posted by davegalloway50, is described as “Quick response to a fire in an abandoned house in Springhill NS. House had to be demolished. Kudos to the Springhill fire dept. for a quick response time to assure no surrounding buildings was lost.”

Not sure how they decided to demolish the home during the fire, but it is interesting to say the least.


Bill Carey is the online public safety news and blog manager with PennWell Public Safety, or more specifically FireRescue Magazine/,, and Bill started in the fire service, as a third generation firefighter in 1986, on the eastern shore of Maryland and then continued after moving to Prince George's County. He served as a volunteer sergeant and lieutenant at Hyattsville where he met Chris Hebert and Dave Ianonne, the creators of Bill went to work for them back in 2001 and after they transitioned away to new, bigger projects, he was hired by them again in 2009. Bill's responsibilities are, well, a lot. Bill's writing has been on, Fire Engineering, FireRescue Magazine,, the Jones and Bartlett 2010 edition of "Fire Officer: Principles and Practice", The Secret List and


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