UPDATE: September 10th, 3:32 pm
Wetaskiwin RCMP advise that the fires have been contained. Some residents are allowed back home; residents in the immediate area are still evacuated.
An update will be sent when further info become available.
BACKGROUND STORY: September 10, 1:23 pm
Wetaskiwin Emergency Services are currently on scene at multiple residence fires on 46 Ave, between 54 and 55 St. Due to high winds, the fires are spreading.
The Fire Department is doing their best to contain the fires.
RCMP are asking people to avoid the area. If evacuations are required, RCMP will go door to door.
An update will be sent when available.
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