Members of Cochrane Fire Services began battling a fast-moving grass fire in the east end of Cochrane on Friday afternoon.
According to a media release, the fire was located between Benchlands Drive and the community of Gleneagles.
As of 4 p.m., emergency crews were on-site conducting fire suppression activities and motorists were told to expect heavy smoke on Highway 1A.
Residents were being asked to avoid the area.
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