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The Barrington & Area Ground Search and Rescue organization is made up of volunteers who donate their time, energy and skill to search for people who have gone missing in wooded areas or along our coastlines. They often assist with community evacuations. Their base location is at 3329 Highway 3, Barrington Passage.
The Municipality of Barrington is serviced by 911 for Fire, Medical and Police emergencies.
The Yarmouth Regional Hospital is located at 60 Vancouver Street and provides excellent emergency and acute care. For medical emergencies, call 911; for hospital information call 902-742-3541
The Roseway Hospital in located at 1606 Lake Road, Shelburne and provides excellent emergency and acute care. For medical emergencies, call 911; for hospital information call 902-845-3011
The Municipality of Barrington is within the jurisdiction of the South West Nova District Health Authority. If you have questions or looking for information on the following services:
Phone: (902) 742-3541
Do you know the 3 steps to follow in any type of emergency?
The Municipality of Barrington and the Town of Clark’s Harbour make up our Joint Emergency Measures team and are here to help our residents every step of the way. Our group of dedicated municipal staff, community volunteers and our valuable community partners aim to ensure the safety and security of our residents, their property and the environment by providing for a prompt and coordinated response to an emergency. For more information, please phone (902)637-2015
There are PDF documents at Get Prepared for “72 hour preparedness and Severe Storms".
Nova Scotia Power maintains a 24-hour up-to-date restoration information line where you can also report a power outage, electrical hazard or damage to NS Power equipment. You may phone 1-877-428-6004 (toll free) or visit Nova Scotia Power - Outage Information.
In the case of an emergency, up to date information may be found via the following:
There are three fire departments found within our Municipality. These are made up of dedicated community volunteers who receive training and upgrading certification to assist them in the valuable work that they do.
If you are interested in volunteering as a fire fighter or being part of an auxiliary to assist with fundraising events, please see the following: