Kings County Regional Emergency Management Organization

2024 Wildfire Season News Release

2024-03-01 The Wildfire season in Nova Scotia runs from March 15th through to October 15th. Nova Scotia saw its most devastating wildfire season on record in 2023. There were 220 wildfires in Nova Scotia in 2023, and Kings County had a reported 16 wildfires burning 2.24 hectares.
Warm, dry weather in the spring increases the risk of wildfires. That is why Nova Scotians should put safety first and check Burn Restrictions before starting a fire. Prevention by following the daily burn restrictions is vital. The burn restrictions are set for public safety and indicative of the peak/driest conditions. Residents should check to ensure that there are no municipal By-laws that would prevent them from being permitted to burn.

The Kings County Regional Emergency Management Organization (Kings REMO) is responsible for providing a prompt and coordinated response to emergencies that occur within its jurisdiction.

The information on this website is provided to assist residents in understanding, planning for, and responding to a variety of risks and hazards in their homes, their community and in the province.

While weather events are the most commonly considered hazards in the Kings County area, man made technical hazards are also possible, and should be considered in plans for individual, family, and public safety.

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Kings REMO Emergency Email Notification System
Are you interested in receiving "Emergency Email Notifications" in advance of emergencies (Hurricanes, Blizzards, Flooding, Evacuation, etc.) that may impact Kings County and the surrounding area?

The Kings County Regional Emergency Management Coordinator (REMC) will send out an email to all those that are registered. To register, simply send an email to the following email address: and request that your email address be added to the distribution list for future Emergency Email Notifications. Note that all emails are sent to subscribers as ‘bcc’ so that your email address will not be shared with other subscribers.