Saskatchewan

Grass fire east of Regina destroys barn

A grass fire near White City, east of Regina, took out a barn before firefighters were able to stop the blaze from doing further damage.

A grass fire near White City, east of Regina, took out a barn before firefighters were able to stop the blaze from doing further damage.

Crews were called to the fire around 3 p.m. CST Thursday.

While the barn was lost, no one was hurt.

Firefighters said strong winds, gusting close to 80 km/hour, fanned the flames.

They managed to prevent the blaze from spreading any further by creating a barrier on a grid road.

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