Fires over the past 24 hours have kept crews busy.
 
A fire started just off of Highway 15 in the heartland commercial district on Sunday (May 28). It spread to two separate areas.
 
While not yet confirmed, firefighters believe it may have been caused by an electrical issue or something to do with nearby power lines. The area had a similar fire in 2017.
 
Also on Sunday, crews from Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County responded to a fire on Range Road 220 by the railroad tracks.
 
"It is very dry. We got that rain on Friday for about five minutes. It was a good downpour, but then it just disappeared," said Doug Stein, captain of the Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department.
 
There was a fire just off of Highway 15 in the commercial district again this morning.
 
A fire ban remains in effect for Fort Saskatchewan. Crews are asking the public to use extreme caution.

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