Grassland fire northeast of Blackie under control
The fire is now under control. That's the latest on that Local State of Emergency in the M.D. of Foothills that was issued after concerns about a wildfire burning north and east of hamlet of Blackie, southeast of Calgary. The grassland fire, however, is moving quickly in a north-easterly direction and wind in the area gusting at high speed is shifting it's direction. Smoke may severely reduce visibility and create hazardous road conditions. Foothills Fire Department stations including...