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Grass fires west of Cochrane and north of Calgary force evacuations, temporarily shut down Highway 1A

April 7, 2021
By CFF Staff

Apr. 1, 2021, Calgary — High winds on Thursday that spread large grass fires in Cochrane and Calgary have now been contained.

A grass fire along Highway 1A near Ghost Lake west of Cochrane, Alta., forced the evacuation of homes, a gas plant and a gas station, and affected traffic, causing at least one traffic accident. CBC reports. | READ MORE