Firefighters battle brush fire next to Saskatoon airport
Fire brought under control, no damage to airport property
Crews were called to a brush fire that broke out close to the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.
The fire started in the RM of Corman Park, near Whelan Road and Range Road 3061 west of the airport, at about 5:30 p.m. CST.
Firefighters from the Saskatoon Fire Department and the airport fire department were both sent out to make sure the flames did not spread onto airport property.
It was eventually confirmed that the fire would be able to be contained to surrounding brush.
Crews were able to get the fire under control withing an hour and a half.
Firefighters continued to stay on the scene to prevent flare-ups after the fire was called down.
The Saskatoon Fire Department will not be holding an investigation, as the area is outside of its jurisdiction.