On June 1st, the Rosetown Fire Department responded to a call on a grid road about 35 miles northwest of Rosetown near Plenty. It was a controlled burn in a farmyard that quickly got out of control. The blaze required 2 engines, 1 truck, 10 firefighters and took approximately 4 hours to get under control.
The fire took out a couple buildings on the property damaged one more and scorched a few trees.
West Central Online spoke to Rosetown Fire Chief Dennis Ogg, who said although we got some rain, people still need to be concious of what they're doing when they light that controlled burn.