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CanadaArea evacuated as ‘out-of-control’ grass fire burns southwest of Biggar

18:17  23 april  2019
18:17  23 april  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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An area southwest of Biggar , Sask. has been evacuated following an ' out - of - control ' grass fire . The local RCMP is advising residents of Biggar , about The blaze is in the area between highways 4 and 51, as well as Tower and Duperow roads. Officials say residents in Biggar have not yet been

An area southwest of Biggar has been evacuated and the RCMP advise people to avoid the area because of a fire burning “ out of control ” since The number of active fires jumped from four to seven Tuesday with six of them now contained. The RCMP warned that a grass fire burning near

Area evacuated as ‘out-of-control’ grass fire burns southwest of Biggar © Bonnie Smith / Supplied Biggar RCMP said they’re assisting with evacuating an area as an "out-of-control" grass fire burns southwest of the Saskatchewan town.

RCMP say there is an "out-of-control" grass fire burning southwest of Biggar, Sask.

The blaze is in the area between highways 4 and 51, as well as Tower and Duperow roads.

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Biggar RCMP said Monday evening they are currently on scene with their primary efforts being directed towards helping people evacuate the area as well as traffic control.

Anyone attempting to leave the area should obey all instructions from police, and be cautious.

Fire crews are on scene attempting to control the flames.

Police are urging the public to avoid the fire zone completely.

Biggar is roughly 90 kilometres west of Saskatoon.

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