Grass fire under control in south east Regina

Firefighters on scene at a grass fire near Riverside Cemetery.
Smoke blazes from a grass fire near Riverside Cemetery. (Evan Radford (CBC))

A grass fire that burned in south east Regina near Riverside Cemetery is now under control.

Fire crews were called to the scene late this afternoon.

The fire created a lot of smoke in the area that could be seen from several kilometres away. 

The Wascana Golf Course turned on its sprinklers to protect the links from the fire.