Fire crews battle large grass fire east of Calgary
CALGARY -- Firefighters from several different departments, as well as other emergency crews, have been dispatched to the scene of a grass fire near Calgary.
The Calgary Fire Department, Rocky View Fire Services and RCMP responded to the scene near Range Road 285 and Township Road 250 at about 2 p.m.
There is no information on the size of the fire or whether or not it is listed as out-of-control.
There are unconfirmed reports that some homes in the area have caught fire. It's not known if there are any injuries.
The smoke from the fire is affecting a wide region, reaching as far north as Airdrie.
This is a developing story and we will have more details when they become available…