**UPDATED** Structure fire in New Glasgow Friday morning

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**Updated at 1:48 p.m.**

A structure fire in New Glasgow closed a section of Stellarton Road this morning.

New Glasgow Regional Police say the fire at the business and residential structure was called in at 5:07 a.m. today.

Fire departments from New Glasgow, Trenton, Stellarton, and Westville were on scene, as well as Emergency Health Services.

Stellarton Road was closed to traffic from Duff Street to Campbells Lane.

Police say one business and the upstairs appartments sustained extensive fire, smoke and water damage, and the other businesses sustained smoke damage.

The Canadian Red Cross says it is assisting three tenants from two apartments with emergency lodging, meals and purchases of winter clothing and other basics.

The aid agency says the other two apartments were vacant at the time, and no injuries were reported.

(With files from Bell Media's Charles M. Renshaw)