High River Fire Department Responds to Fire on Emerson Road SW

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High River Fire Department Responds to Fire on Emerson Road SW

April 29, 2021

At approximately 11:20 am on April 29, 2021, the High River Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Emerson Road SW High River. Upon arrival fire crews found a working fire in a rear detached garage.

All occupants were able to safely exit with no reported injuries to occupants or fire crews. The fire was contained to the garage and no other homes in the area were damaged.

The cause of the fire is determined to be related to improper disposal of smoker’s materials in a flower planter. The Fire Department would like to remind the public to ensure smokers materials are disposed of properly, flower beds and planters should not be used to dispose of cigarettes and other smoking materials.

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For more information, please contact:

 

High River Fire Chief

Cody Zebedee

403-652-3774

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