May 23, 2014 5:08 pm

Crews battle brush fire just outside Winnipeg

Fire crews battle grass fire at Perimeter and Saskatchewan Ave. near Winnipeg on Friday, May 23. 2014

Global News/Skyview-1

WINNIPEG – Fire crews were struggling to contain a large grass fire on the western edge of Winnipeg late Friday afternoon.

Fire trucks and firefighters from Winnipeg and Headingley were  fighting the blaze near Saskatchewan Avenue and the Perimeter.

Fire crews battle grass fire at Perimeter and Saskatchewan Ave. near Winnipeg on Friday, May 23. 2014

Global News/Skyview-1

The large pall of white-grey smoke could be seen across the city. Global’s Skyview-1 helicopter was overhead, getting a look at the action.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries.

(with files from CJOB)

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