Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw firefighters battle grassfires, blaze at CPR rail yard

Moose Jaw firefighters were kept busy Sunday afternoon battling a number of blazes.

Fire crews got the grassfire under control early Sunday evening

A large grass fire broke out Sunday on Moose Jaw's southwest edge. (City of Moose Jaw / Facebook)

Moose Jaw firefighters were kept busy Sunday afternoon battling a number of blazes.

Firefighters responded to a rail tie fire at the CPR train yards in the city.

Fire crews were able to contain that blaze but were then sent to the scene of a large grassfire on the southwest edge of the city.

Winds were gusting up to 63 km/h on Sunday.

Residents were urged to stay away from the area.

The grassfire was brought under control by early Sunday evening.

 

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