Grass fire ignites near Max Bell Centre for second day in a row

Smoke clouded over Memorial Drive E. Saturday afternoon after a grass fire ignited near Max Bell Centre for a second consecutive day.

Five fire trucks responded to the blaze, which burned a patch of grass on the east side of Deerfoot Trail near the bike path leading to the arena, Calgary Fire Department acting battalion chief Brad Thompson said.

 

The Saturday fire follows another blaze that burned an adjacent patch of land Friday morning. Click here for the Calgary Herald Article.