The County of Grande Prairie Regional Fire service with Wembley Fire Department are on scene at a wildland fire around Range Road 72 and Township Road 704, south of Dimsdale.   

Officials are directing the public to avoid the area and give the right of way to emergency vehicles as they travel to the scene. An aircraft from Agriculture and Forestry is flying in the area to assist crews.  

Crews arrived at an approximately one-hectare fire being driven by the wind into nearby trees. Smoke is visible in the area of the fire.  

Due to the quick action of arriving crews, no structures are currently threatened, and no injuries are reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated. 

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Media contact:  
Dan Verdun  
Regional Fire Service Chief  
780-532-9727