Biggar-area wildfire under control, officials say flames 60 per cent contained

BIGGAR, Sask. — A wildfire burning southwest of Saskatoon near Biggar is under control.

The Town of Biggar says fire crews and volunteers continue to deal with hotspots.

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Officials say Biggar is not expected to be at risk of fire or smoke.

Air quality is also not expected to deteriorate.

As of 6:00 p.m. Thursday the fire was 60 per cent contained.

Jeanne Marie de Moissac, reeve of the Rural Municipality of Biggar, says no homes have been destroyed and there have been no injuries.

Saskatchewan's fire commissioner is urging people across the province not to have open fires. (CKOM)

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