• New initiative launched to prevent human-caused wildfires, grassfires in northern Sask.
    Prince Albert Grand Council and the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency partner on a new initiative to prevent human-caused wildfires and grass fires in northern Saskatchewan.
    Apr 26
  • Grassfire got out of control east of Saskatoon, fire department
    A controlled burn got out of control on Tuesday, resulting in the Saskatoon Fire Department battling the blaze.
    Apr 10
  • Saskatoon Fire Department talks safety around dry conditions, controlled burns
    "Wet down the area to control the burn, till the area that's around the outside of the controlled burn," Rob Hogan reminded the public after a 200-hectare grassfire on Tuesday.
    Apr 10
  • Crews battle grass fire near rail tracks on northeast outskirts of Edmonton
    Edmonton fire crews were called to the scene of a large grass fire near some rail tracks off Hayter Road at 3:56 a.m.
    Apr 15
  • From fire restrictions to bans: What Albertans need to know as the temperature warms up
    As Alberta prepares for what's expected to be a busy fire season ahead, many municipalities are restricting fire activities.
    Apr 11
  • Warm, dry conditions increase Alberta wildfire risk
    According to the Alberta Wildfire Status Dashboard, as of Friday afternoon, there were 64 active wildfires. At this time last year, the province saw around 15 active wildfires.
    Dec 29, 2023
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  • Grassfire northwest of Airdrie extinguished, ‘no significant losses’: officials
    A section of Symons Valley Road was closed to traffic Tuesday as firefighters battled a large grassfire that put several homes in jeopardy.
    Dec 5, 2023
  • Warm weather impacts activities in Calgary on Victoria Day long weekend
    The Victoria Day long weekend in Calgary has been known to range from tobogganing to swimming weather.  This year, it's clearly on the running through the sprinkler side.
    May 19, 2023
  • Strathcona County evacuation order ends after ‘large grassfire’
    Some residents of Strathcona County were told they had to leave their homes on Friday night as smoke from one of the fires in that region was seen drifting into Alberta's capital.
    May 5, 2023
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  • Fire ban declared for Edmonton effective May 2
    'We can only do so much. And we need their assistance just to help reduce risk, to help us get through the next period of time while conditions are as dry as they are.'
    May 2, 2023
  • Grass fire prompts closure of Highway 1 near Canmore
    The Canmore Firefighters Association on Facebook said that crews from Kananaskis, Canmore, Exhaw and provincial resources were responding to the blaze. 
    Aug 13, 2021
  • Officials investigating cause of serious grassfire
    <p>A downed power line may be to blame for a major grassfire burning near Lethbridge.<br />  </p>
    Sep 10, 2012
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  • Charleswood grass fire under control
    <p>Fire Crews have been battling a grassfire in Charleswood since Sunday afternoon.</p> <br />
    Oct 1, 2012
  • Series of grass fires in Edmonton river valley under investigation
    Edmonton firefighters were kept busy Friday, responding to about a dozen grass fires throughout the North Saskatchewan River valley near the downtown core.
    Apr 23, 2021
  • Open air fires temporarily prohibited in North Battleford area
    Fire department (NBFD) is temporarily prohibiting open air fires in R.M. of North Battleford.
    May 12, 2014
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  • West Kelowna grassfires could have been human caused
    Fire crews were called into action after reports of smoke in the woods beside Johnson Bentley Memorial Centre around 10 a.m.
    Sep 4, 2011
  • Southern Alberta fires force evacuations
    Two separate grass fires fuelled by strong winds are forcing people from their homes in southern Alberta.<br />
    Jan 4, 2012
  • Fire crews battle massive grassfire on Tsuu T’ina First Nation
    Calgary Firefighters continue to put out hot spots after battling a massive grassfire on Tsuu T’ina First Nation Saturday afternoon.
    May 4, 2013
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  • Fireworks likely to blame for fires near Longview
    The five blazes broke out about five kilometres south of the town on Thursday morning, forcing firefighters from six surrounding communities to rush to the scene.
    May 1, 2014
  • Grassfires ignite east of Calgary city limits
    The blazes broke out near Indus, which is in Rocky View County about six kilometres outside of Calgary.
    Apr 22, 2014
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