Numerous grass fires have closed some local roads.
Members of the Bruderheim, Lamont County, Chipman, Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County Fire Departments are currently on scene fighting multiple large grass fires north of Bruderheim.
At least one fire is still not contained due to changing weather conditions.
Police were dispatched shortly before 2:45 p.m. on Saturday (May 12) to help with traffic control.
Residents in the immediate area of the fire, on Range Road 204 between Township Roads 562 and 564 have been evacuated.
Others have been put on stand-by for their safety until the incident is fully resolved.
Traffic is blocked on:
- Township Road 562 North on Range Road 203, 204 and 205.
- Township Road 564 South on Range Road 203, 204 and 205.
Traffic delays can be expected on Highway 830 and Range Road 211.
Currently, there is no threat to the town of Bruderheim.
More information will be provided once it becomes available.