Firefighters extinguish grass fire near Scholten Hill

By Charles Lefebvre
June 12, 2019 - 1:58pm Updated: June 12, 2019 - 7:19pm


MEDICINE HAT, AB — The Medicine Hat Fire Service responded to a small grass fire near Scholten Hill Wednesday afternoon.

According to Brett Bachewich with the fire department, crews were called to the bicycle path near Scholten Hill at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Bachewich says a lack of wind helped prevent the fire from spreading further.

Although there were a number of homes across a pathway from the fire, Bachewich said they determined there was no risk to property and there were no evacuations necessary.

The fire was extinguished in approximately one hour. There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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