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Grass fire near Dalmeny, Sask. under control, RCMP ask people to avoid area

A submitted photo of a grass fire in Dalmeny. Supplied by Laura Enns

UPDATED: As of Saturday evening, Corman Park Police confirm the fire is under control. However, RCMP ask that people avoid the area until further notice. Original article continues below.

Corman Park Police said in a tweet they and area fire departments are dealing with a grass fire that is “out of control” near Dalmeny.

The tweet said the fire was southeast of Dalmeny and asked motorists to avoid the area, saying many roads are closed.

A member of the Corman Park Police told Global News Highway 305 is closed from Dalmeny Road to Range Road 3055.

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He also said the fire was approximately one mile by one mile (approximately 1.6 km by 1.6 km) in area.

The Corman Park and Dalmeny fire departments couldn’t be reached for comment.

A member of the Saskatoon Fire Fdepartment said they had committed resources to it.

This story is developing and will be updated when possible. 

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