Commercial fire alarm came in at 6 a.m.
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Fire departments are on the scene of this early morning fire in Stewiacke.
STEWIACKE - Fire departments from throughout Colchester County are in Stewiacke this morning to help with a structure fire.
The call came in at about 6 a.m. of a commercial structure fire, with confirmation of heavy smoke and fire at the scene.
Sources say it is the vacant convenience store on Main Street in the centre of town. The public is being asked to stay away from the area as firefighters work on extinguishing the fire. Roads have also been closed to the motoring public.
Also responding to the scene are firefighters from Shubenacadie, Milford, Brookfield and Hilden. Upper Stewiacke has been asked to provide mutual aid to the Brookfield station, while Truro has headed to Hilden for mutual aid as well.