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Two grass fires destroy acres of property

Fire fighters battled grass fires in the north, south end of the city
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Saskatoon fire fighters battled two grass fires in the north and south end of the city Saturday.

The first blaze, south of Grasswood Road in Corman Park, started after a small intentional fire spread due to dry conditions, Saskatoon`s fire and protective services said.

When crews arrived to the scene, up to 20 acres of land had already burned. Emergency crews had the stubborn fire under control by 7:45 p.m. No injuries were reported however approximately 200 acres of pasture, grass, bush and stubble was destroyed.

The second fire, located in the 71st Street and PBR Auction area, started around 2 p.m. No injuries were reported.