A teenager is facing charges after a large field fire.
On Sept.7 at around 1:40 a.m., the Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Emergency Services responded to a vehicle and field fire by Highway 21 and Township Road 532. The blaze was allegedly caused by a GMC Envoy driving through the dry crop.
RCMP have confirmed a 19-year-old man from Edmonton is being charged with mischief over $5,000.
Crews worked for multiple hours to hold the fire to just the field. No one was injured.
Firefighters responded to a helicopter crash in the same field two weeks prior.