Airdrie RCMP and Airdrie Fire Department are currently on scene at a grass fire that is making travel dangerous due to the smoke. Travel between Yankee Valley Blvd. and the Balzac overpass on Highway 2 is not recommended at this time.

As well, there are commercial propane tanks in the area which are at risk for catching fire and could pose a threat to anyone in the area. Police are evacuating people who may be at risk. Please stay away from this area.


Original Story:

Grass fires have been reported alongside the train tracks within Airdrie.

The cause of the fires has not yet been identified, crews are on scene.

The fires are bringing a blanket of smoke over parts of the city. 

More details are to come as officials release more information. 

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