Nova Scotia says a wildfire in Yarmouth County has grown to 18 hectares after winds shifted and picked up on Saturday.
But the Lands and Forestry Department says the blaze near the community of Argyle, N.S., is now 80 per cent contained.
Spokesman Brian Taylor says the area got significant rainfall overnight and that crews were deployed to ongoing hot spots today.
Crews have responded to nine wildfires in Yarmouth, Queens, Cumberland, Lunenburg and Annapolis counties over the weekend.
The department says two of those fires were extinguished as of this afternoon while four were under control.
Environment Canada warned residents Saturday that air pollution would be high in parts of western Nova Scotia due to the smoke from the fires.
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