Red Deer County fire fighters work to extinguish a fire in a some bush downwind of where a fire broke out in a stubble field north of the Burnt Lake Trail west of range road 283 west of Red Deer Monday. County of Red Deer fire chief Tom Metzger said all fire halls in the county were dispatched to the scene due to the dry conditions. Sylvan Lake fire fighters also attended the scene but did not work the fire. No buildings were affected in the blaze and the fire was quickly brought under control. No cause has yet been determined however the fire is under investigation. County officials are warning people to be very careful when working in fields as hot exhaust from vehicles is a particular hazard and can be a source of ignition.

Field catches fire west of city

Red Deer County fire fighters worked to extinguish a fire in a some bush downwind of where a fire broke out in a stubble field north of the Burnt Lake Trail west of Range Road 283 west of Red Deer Monday.

Red Deer County fire fighters worked to extinguish a fire in a some bush downwind of where a fire broke out in a stubble field north of the Burnt Lake Trail west of Range Road 283 west of Red Deer Monday.

County of Red Deer fire chief Tom Metzger said all fire halls in the county were dispatched to the scene due to the dry conditions.

Sylvan Lake fire fighters also attended the scene but did not work the fire. No buildings were affected in the blaze and the fire was quickly brought under control.

No cause has yet been determined however the fire is under investigation. County officials are warning people to be very careful when working in fields as hot exhaust from vehicles is a particular hazard and can be a source of ignition.

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