Helicopters and other equipment fight wildfire in Kananaskis Country

CALGARY — Fire crews are continuing to deal with a wildfire burning near Highway 40 but say the incident isn’t expected to get out of control.

Viewers sent in video of smoke coming from an area near the highway on Saturday as well as helicopters flying out to drop water on the fire.

Provincial authorities say the blaze is just under one hectare in size and wildland firefighter are on scene to put it out.

It is not expected to grow any larger.

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Once it’s been extinguished, investigators will work to determine how it started.

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