RCMP ask residents to ‘prepare to leave’ as out-of-control grass fire burns in Springbank

An out-of-control grass fire in Springbank has police warning residents to prepare to evacuate.

In a news release Thursday evening, Cochrane RCMP say the fire burning near Springbank Heights Drive and Springbank Heights Way is threatening residents in the area.

According to the release, Cochrane RCMP are assisting the Calgary Fire Department with the fire.

“Evacuations may occur, so residents are asked to prepare to leave,” the statement read.

People are advised not to drive through or around the area.

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